Tag Archives: 1970s

3 Days of the Condor

3 Days of the Condor (1975, dir. Sydney Pollack) “There was nothing explicit between them, nothing more than a slightly open door. And yet…what could be more alluring?” – Jess Walter “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that […]

Westworld Ho!

Westworld (dir. Michael Crichton, 1973) “She can not love you. You are neither flesh nor blood. You are not a dog or a cat or a canary. You were designed and built specific like the rest of us. And you are alone now only because they tired of you or replaced you with a younger […]

For Every Car, There Is Dirt

(This poster is not a good representation of the style or tone of Scarecrow, but it was was too cool to pass up. Watch the trailer instead and you’ll get a better idea) Scarecrow (Dir. Jerry Schatzberg, 1973) “What is the source of our first suffering? It lies in the fact that we hesitated to speak. […]

Parallax View

(Isn’t this poster awesome!? A little Mad Men-esque right? I found it online but I don’t think it’s legitimate.) The Parallax View (Dir. Alan J. Paukula, 1975) “That’s awful. I don’t care what your politics are, this is America. You don’t just shoot the president.” – Trudy Campbell “You’ve gotta feel it man, otherwise it’s […]

Looking for Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Looking for Mr. Goodbar (Dir. Richard Brooks 1977) “The joy of discovery is certainly the liveliest that the mind of man can ever feel.” – Claude Bernard  So I mentioned last month that a lot of our film history has been completely lost due to lack of resources and poor preservation. But what I failed to explore in […]