The 25 Best… 70’s Movies!

The 25 Best… 70’s Movies!

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In our latest regular feature, coming out the first Friday of each month, Phil (of Phil’s Quick Capsule Review)  along with podcaster Josh Morris, Writer Mike Parkin, Grosse Point Geek’s Will Strong and Motion Picture Manic Jamie Robinson breakdown the 25 Best Films Of each major film decade.

This time out: The 70’s. 

The close but no cigar Films: Rollerball, The Omen, Deliverance, Halloween, Invasion Of The Bodysnatchers, Bednobs And Broomsticks, The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Wicker Man, All The Presidents Men, Blazing Saddles, Monty Python And The Holy Grail, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Slapshot


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The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Lets Do The Time Warp Again – A Quick Capsule Review

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Lets Do The Time Warp Again – A Quick Capsule Review

Quick Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Well this one is interesting.  It you look online, you’d think that this remake was mostly Fox shooting the cast of the original against a brick wall live on TV.  It’s not.  Actually as a fan of both the film and the stage show, I welcome new versions of what is a much adapted classic.  And for the most part this film is pretty good.  The Time Warp is fantastic and most of the new cast aquit themselves well.  There’s even a welcome return for the usherette, cruelly let out of try original film! HOWEVER the films biggest weakness is Frank herself, Laverne Cox, who sadly just lacks the charisma of Tim Curry delivering Sweet Transvestite as a strangely muted, lifeless number.  So far from terrible and worth a watch but COULD be better.

Best Bit: Time Warp!

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream

If You Liked this Try: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shock Treatment, Grease Live!

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Author: Phil Hobden