Its reputation is as the most intellectual of musicals, lacking big musical production numbers in favor of lines like “The Rain in Spain is Mostly on the Plain.”
Tag Archives: 1964
L’HOMME DEL RIO (1964)
In celebration of the late Jean-Paul Belmondo, we visit a big fun 1960s action-adventure, French-style.
A story about one woman’s refusal to compromise, by a director who spent his career refusing to compromise. It is also entirely long shots of people talking in rooms.
DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (1964)
A spectacular, hilarious comedy about the end of the world.
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964)
I unreservedly love this nutso sci-fi mashup, despite it being a routine entry on “worst movies of all time” lists.
THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH (1964)
Roger Corman and Vincent Price team up for a movie about rich people torturing peasants and partying during a plague.
The late, great Sean Connery stars in maybe the best of all the Bond movies.