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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Underrated '75 - Justin Bozung

Justin Bozung is a freelance writer / cinema researcher based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has written for such print publications as Shock Cinema, POTM Videoscope and Fangoria. He is currently writing a biography on filmmaker Frank Perry and editing a volume on the '60s avant-garde films of writer Norman Mailer.
Check out his Underrated '85 list as well:
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1.  WINNER TAKE ALL (1975; Paul Bogart) 
Shirley Jones TV Movie. Between WINNER, SILENT NIGHT, LONELY NIGHT (1969) and THE HAPPY ENDING (1969)--a major re-evaluation needs to be done on Jones.


2.  YOU and ME (1975; David Carradine)
David Carradine, little seen only released on VHS gem, perfect with Carradine's AMERICANA;. Both Masterpieces.

3.  A GIRL NAMED SOONER (1975; Delbert Mann)
Cloris Leachman for the win.

4.  SHOLAY (1975; Ramesh Sippy)
Bollywood Crime Epic-Fully on YouTube.

5.  92 IN THE SHADE (1975; Thomas McGuane)
Tom McGuane; His novel, though, is still better than his own film.

6.  THE STORY OF ADELE H. (1975; Francois Truffaut)
Underseen Truffaut.

7.  THE STORY OF O. (1975; Justin Jaekin)
Fifty Shades of Grey, before Fifty Shades of Grey.

8.  MANDINGO (1975; Richard Fleischer)
Tarantino's DJANGO owes everything to this.

9.  BITE THE BULLET (1975; Richard Brooks)
Richard Brooks homerun with Candice Bergen.

10. OPERATION DAYBREAK (1975; Lewis Gilbert)
God, why isn't Timothy Bottoms studied more?

1 comment:

criterionblues.com said...

Great list! The Story of Adele H could easily have made mine.
Wanted to see Sholay for awhile.