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Golden Year: SECONDS (John Frankenheimer, 10/5/1966)

In the hands of lesser craftsmen, Seconds might have made for a chillingly effective episode of The Twilight Zone padded out to feature length. But the perfect storm of creative talent – director John Frankenheimer, cinematographer James Wong Howe, composer … Continue reading

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Video Watchdog #177

As promised, the latest issue of Video Watchdog contains not one but two (count ’em!) reviews by yours truly, and it’s a double helping of Criterion Collection wonderfulness: Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone and John Frankenheimer’s Seconds. Available in … Continue reading

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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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