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Journey to the Center of Time (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 11, 2019

Journey to the Center of Time Directed by David L. Hewitt Written by David L. Hewitt 1967/US IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Prime   Mr. Denning: When you put it like that, Doctor, even I can understand it Don’t watch this if you are already bored.  In fact, no need to watch it at all. A read more

The President’s Analyst (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 9, 2019

The President’s Analyst Directed by Theodore J. Flicker Written by Theodore J. Flicker 1967/USA IMDb Link First viewing/Amazon Instant   This dated spy spoof was really not my cup of tea. Dr. Sidney Schaefer (James Coburn) is plucked from all the analysts in New York City to become the Pr read more

Who’s That Knocking at My Door? (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 8, 2019

Who’s That Knocking at My Door (AKA “I Call First”) Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Martin Scorsese and Betsi Manoogian 1967/US IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Instant Martin Scorsese’s first feature is a fascinating look at the introduction of themes that would follow read more

Our Mother’s House (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 7, 2019

Our Mother’s House Directed by Jack Clayton Written by Jeremy Brooks and Haya Harareet from a novel by Julian Gloag 1967/UK IMDb link First viewing/YouTube rental So fantastic to find a sleeper like this.  And with my beloved Dirk Bogarde to boot! Mother bore seven children, now ranging from read more

Gallery of Horror (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 6, 2019

Gallery of Horror Directed by David L. Hewitt Written by David L. Hewitt and Gary R. Heacock; original stories by Russ Jones 1967/US IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Prime Will David L. Hewitt enter the pantheon of bad movie directors with Ed Wood, Coleman Francis and Larry Buchanan?  Only time will read more

Torture Garden (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 1, 2019

Torture Garden Directed by Freddie Francis Written by Robert Bloch 1967/UK Amicus Pictures IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental They Shoot Zombies Don’t They Solid little Amicus horror anthology flick.  Burgess Meredith has way too little screen time though! The framework is built around Dr. read more

Barefoot in the Park (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 27, 2019

Barefoot in the Park Directed by Gene Saks Written by Neil Simon 1967/USA IMDb link Repeat viewing/Netflix rental   Neil Simon comedy with two of America’s most beautiful people at their most beautiful. Corie (Jane Fonda) is a sexy, fun-loving, free spirit.  Paul (Robert Redford) is a str read more

The Red and the White (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 24, 2019

The Red and the White (Csillagosok, katonák) Directed by Miklos Jansco Written by Gyula Hernadi, Miklos Jansco, et al 1967/Hungary/USSR IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Extraordinary images.  Unfortunately, they are of wartime slaughter. Hungarian read more

Bedazzled (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 20, 2019

Bedazzled Directed by Stanley Donen Written by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore UK/1967 IMDb link Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Modernized Faust story shows off the droll wit and frequent silliness of the antics of Cook and Moore. Dudley Moore plays Stanley Moon, a short-order cook. He longs for waitress read more

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 18, 2019

Thoroughly Modern Millie Directed by George Roy Hill Written by Richard Morris 1967/US IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental   Millie Dillmount: It didn’t hurt Sleeping Beauty or Snow White. The soundtrack was in regular rotation when I was young.  Disappointed in the actual movie. It is read more

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 15, 2019

Far from the Madding Crowd Directed by John Schlesinger Written by Frederic Raphael from the novel by Thomas Hardy 1967/UK IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental   The complete package for a great literary adaptation. Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) lives a simple existence in the English c read more

Wavelength (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 14, 2019

Wavelength Directed by Michael Snow Written by Michael Snow 1967/Canada/USA First viewing/YouTube One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   Neither cinema nor art in my opinion.  How many more of these things do I have to see before I die? The above quote might lead you to believe there read more

Death Rides a Horse (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 10, 2019

Death Rides a Horse (Da uomo a uomo) Directed by Giulio Petroni Written by Luciano Vincenzoni 1967/Italy PEC/Sancro International Film First viewing/Netflix rental   Petroni is not Leone but this is a fine, if extremely violent, Spaghetti Western with a dynamite performance by Lee Van Cleef. As read more

Anna Karenina (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 9, 2019

Anna Karenina Directed by Aleksandr Zarkhi Written by Vasily Katanyan and Aleksandr Zarkhi from the novel by Leo Tolstoy 1967/USSR Mosfilm First viewing/Netflix rental   My favorite novel gets an epic, but lackluster, treatment from Mosfilm. Anna Karenina (Tatyana Samoylova, “The Cranes A read more

Massacre Gun (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 7, 2019

Massacre Gun (Minagoroshi no kenjû) Directed by Yasuharu Hasebe Written by Yasuharu Hasebe and Ryuzo Nakanishi 1967/Japan Nikkatsu First viewing/Amazon Prime I think I’m getting maxed out on Nikkatsu hit man movies, even ones with striking visuals and an awesome score. The plot is the same as read more

You Only Live Twice (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 6, 2019

You Only Live Twice Directed by Lewis Gilbert Written by Roald Dahl from a novel by Ian Fleming 1967/UK Eon Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime James Bond: Oh, no. I like sake. Especially when it’s served at the correct temperature: 98.4 degrees fahrenheit like this is. 1967’s Bond en read more

Mouchette (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 3, 2019

Mouchette Directed by Robert Bresson Written by Robert Bresson from a novel by Georges Bernanos 1967/France Argos Films/Parc Film First viewing/Netflix rental   Sparse dialogue and beautiful images accompany the sad life of a poverty-stricken, victimized, teenage outcast. Mouchette lives in abj read more

The Night of the Generals (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 2, 2019

The Night of the Generals Directed by Anatole Litvak Written by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn from a novel by Hans Helmut Kirst 1967/UK/France Horizon Pictures/Filmsonor First viewing/Netflix rental Major Grau: Then let us say what is admirable on the large scale is monstrous on the small. Since we mu read more

Dance of the Vampires (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 1, 2019

Dance of the Vampires (AKA The Fearless Vampire Hunters or Pardon Me, But You’ve Got Your Teeth in My Neck) Directed by Roman Polanski Written by Gerard Brach and Roman Polanski 1967/UK Cadre Films/Filmways Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental They Shoot Zombies Don’t They? It’s h read more

Valley of the Dolls (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Oct 30, 2019

Valley of the Dolls Directed by Mark Robson Written by Helen Deutsch and Dorothy Kingsley from the novel by Jacqueline Susann 1967/USA Red Lion First viewing/Amazon Instant Neely O’Hara: They work faster. I was expecting a sudsy melodrama with over-the-top acting and that is exactly what I got read more
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