1960s

Reviews of the best and worst films of the decade spanning from 1960 to 1969, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Psycho, 8 1/2, and The Graduate.

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Review

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Martin Ritt’s The Spy Who Came in from the Cold captures the essence…

Who’s That Knocking at My Door Review

Who’s That Knocking at My Door Review

RATING: (2 STARS) Martin Scorsese’s directorial career kicked off with 1967’s Who’s That Knocking at My…

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Review

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Comedy doesn’t get much darker than Dr. Strangelove, which is Stanley Kubrick‘s grand…

Lolita Review

Lolita Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Lolita is a weird movie, even for Stanley Kubrick. The poster for it…

Spartacus Review

Spartacus Review

RATING: (3 STARS) It’s been written by many that Spartacus was more the baby of Kirk…

West Side Story Review

West Side Story Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) I’m not afraid to admit that I’m a sucker for musicals. The silly…

Once Upon a Time in the West Review

Once Upon a Time in the West Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Once Upon a Time in the West is like the ultimate adult fairy…

My Fair Lady Review

My Fair Lady Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Movie musicals are a tricky thing to nail because while music is a…

From Russia with Love Review

From Russia with Love Review

RATING: (4 STARS) I grew up watching James Bond and separating the quality of the films…

The Apartment Review

The Apartment Review

RATING: (4 STARS) “The Apartment” is the kind of film that reminds me why I love…

The Graduate Review

The Graduate Review

RATING: (4 STARS) The reason realism is such a sought after trait in movies is because…

2001: A Space Odyssey Review

2001: A Space Odyssey Review

RATING: (4 STARS) “2001: A Space Odyssey” is a transcendent experience. Calling it a film is…

Psycho Review

Psycho Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Alfred Hitchcock is usually regarded as one of film’s most talented directors. With…

Midnight Cowboy Review

Midnight Cowboy Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The first X-rated film to ever win Best Picture, Midnight Cowboy, is unique…

8½ Review

8½ Review

RATING: (3 STARS) “In my picture, everything happens. I’m putting everything in.” This line from Federico…

Marnie Review

Marnie Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) I’m not familiar enough with Hitchcock’s entire body of work to say where…