Archive for tag: Harvey Keitel

Review: ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’

29 October, 2014 (10:29) | by Rick Hermann, Film Reviews | By: Rick Hermann

[Originally published in Movietone News 42, July 1975] In Mean Streets Scorsese used a relatively unknown but near-perfectly cast group of actors to play out his sort-of-autobiographical story of smalltime gangsters enmeshed in the violence, death, and deadendedness of a grotto in the New York underworld. In Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore he has peopled […]

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The Duellists

29 January, 2013 (18:22) | by Richard T. Jameson, Film Reviews | By: Richard T. Jameson

[Originally published in Argus (Seattle), 1978] “The Duel” is one of the most mysterious stories Joseph Conrad ever wrote. Ostensibly based in fact, it recounts the bizarre involvement of two career officers in Napoleon’s Grande Armée who, in the first year of the Little Corporal’s reign, become adversaries in a private quarrel no other man—and […]

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Review: Mother, Jugs and Speed

10 April, 2012 (11:03) | by Richard T. Jameson, Film Reviews | By: Richard T. Jameson

[Originally published in Movietone News 50, June 1976] Although the advertising works hard to suggest Mother, Jugs and Speed is “a black and blue comedy” in the tradition of M*A*S*H, the actual film bears little resemblance to Altman’s in the areas that count. It’s a cynical comedy and it deals with unsentimental souls on the […]

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