Category Archives: 1960s Movies

My Review of ‘Seconds’ (1966)

Even though this film is pegged by Wikipedia as a “science-fiction drama”, it can definitely stray into horror territory at times. This story has all the earmarks of one of those “serious films” about middle-class conformity, midlife crises, and wives … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Bullitt’ (1968)

WARNING: This review contains minor spoilers! Okay, you’ve been warned. 🙂 This is, in my opinion, The Great Granddaddy of car chase films. It has the plot twists and turns of a great mystery, streetwise characters, and the cops who … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ (1969)

Apparently, this film includes “virtually everything in the novel” it’s based upon, according to Wikipedia. That, in itself, is unusual. But it is hardly the movie’s only peculiarity. If you’ve never seen this entry in the James Bond franchise, but … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Blast of Silence’ (1961)

There’s much to like about this movie, but it falls short of perfect. Let’s go over the good stuff before we turn our attention to the not-so-good. And—warning—this review does reveal spoilers. To begin with, Blast of Silence is an … Continue reading

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My Review of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

As black comedies go, this film is surely among the blackest. It’s a work of satirical genius that expresses the anxieties of the time. I must tell you that if you haven’t seen this awesome movie, 1) you need to do so … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Two or Three Things I Know About Her …’ (1967)

This muddled mess of a movie is allegedly about a suburban housewife near Paris who turns tricks for fun and profit, while hubby and the kid are out of her hair. In what may be the longest 90 minutes of … Continue reading

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