Tag Archives: Al Pacino

Scarecrow (Jerry Schatzberg, 1973)

“Scarecrow embraces sprawl of both the narrative and geographical variety with freewheeling abandon.” Read my entire review of this lesser known New Hollywood masterwork, playing for one week starting tomorrow at the Film Forum in NYC, at Slant Magazine.

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Capsule Reviews: April 23 – 30

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968) – 4/5 Paul Mazursky’s screenwriting debut tells the uproarious story of a square Jewish lawyer Harold Fine (Peter Sellers) who tunes in, turns on and drops out with hippie Leigh Taylor-Young. Mazursky uses … Continue reading

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Voluptuous Immobility

The Cult of Death in The Brotherhood, The Leopard and The Godfather Trilogy Martin Ritt’s The Brotherhood (1968) can be situated as a middle term between Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard (1962) and Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990).  … Continue reading

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