Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969) – George Roy Hill

The next stop in the recommendations from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of The Wild Bunch, is yet another one of my all time favourite westerns, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. From it’s opening shots, made to look like an early silent film, this movie took me…

Trailer Tracks: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

  This is one of my all-time favorite westerns, and I love the pairing of Paul Newman and Robert Redford. ┬áDirected by George Roy Hill, who would later reunite with the duo to make the equally enjoyable The Sting. The trailer is too long for my tastes, and definitely shows too much of the story,…

Seconds (1966) – John Frankenheimer

The 101 Sci-Fi movies brought an interesting if downer of a film for me to watch… John Frankenheimer the director of the original Manchurian Candidate and Ronin directs this black and white film based on David Ely’s novel. Arthur Hamilton (John Randolph) is a middle-aged man, his wife (Frances Reid) and he are less than…