The Shining (1980) – Review by Richard Schickel

2020-02-05T12:36:49+00:00February 5th, 2020|CINEMA|

By taking a book by an author who is at the center of the craze for the supernatural, and turning it into a refusal of and subtle comment on that loopy cultural phenomenon, Kubrick has made a movie that will have to be reckoned with on the highest level

THE WILD BUNCH: MAN AND MYTH – Time Magazine Review

2017-08-19T16:44:36+01:00August 19th, 2017|CINEMA|

"When the legend becomes fact," says the canny newspaper editor in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, "print the legend." Sam Peckinpah is a filmmaker dedicated to telling truths and still preserving the legend of the American West. In feature films (Ride the High Country, Major Dundee) and [...]