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Joyride (1977)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: This joyride turns joyless.

Scott (Desi Arnaz Jr.) is bored with his job and finds that his friend John (Robert Carradine) is too. 535 more words


Retro Review: "Il Sorpasso" and Life on the Road

By: Daniel Reynolds

Since we’re just now coming out of winter and the dump-uary movie season, Reynolds returns to his series of retro reviews of some lesser known classic films. 1,074 more words


Wristcutters: A Love Story

Don’t worry, it’s not as depressing as it sounds.

This is what I was promised when a copy of Wristcutters was eagerly thrust into my hand at my local video store. 445 more words


Two-Lane Blacktop

This semester I am enrolled in an American films of the seventies course at my school. The class is basically about how and why this strange time in American cinema came about and the landmark films that came out of it. 1,160 more words


Heroes (1977)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: Adjusting to civilian life.

Jack (Henry Winkler) is a Vietnam Vet. still suffering from nightmares from his war time experiences. 548 more words


Movie Review: Renee Witherspoon Goes into the "Wild" but she is too Young to Taste the Strawberries

There are road movies about young people and there are road movies about old people. The latter are generally memory films with plenty of flashbacks, while the former tend to remain in the here and now.   459 more words

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Vanishing Point (1971)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: Racing to San Francisco.

Kowalski (Barry Newman) is a car delivery driver whose next assignment has him driving a white Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum from Denver to San Francisco. 644 more words