Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood

By early 1968, Hollywood was finally beginning to realize that nothing would ever be the same again. “Warren Beatty, who looked like a movie star, had become a producer. Dustin Hoffman, who looked like a producer, had become a movie star. And Sidney Poitier, who looked like no other movie star had ever looked, had … Continue reading Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood

Sixty Six

Note: I wrote this review after screening this film for the 2008 San Francisco Film Festival, and saved it as a draft, waiting for a theatrical release that never happened. I've discovered today that it's available for instant streaming on Netflix, so I'm posting it now. B Coming-of-age comedy Written by Peter Straughan and Bridget O’Connor, from … Continue reading Sixty Six