Ranking the Best Pictures of the 1960s

As I put this list together it’s refreshing that there aren’t any really terrible films. That does make it a little tricky because after Lawrence of Arabia the next three films are so close you could reorder them randomly and I wouldn’t argue with it. It also means putting some fairly well-made films toward the … Continue reading Ranking the Best Pictures of the 1960s

Tom Jones

During the early 1960s American began emerging from its stiff 1950s homogeneous façade into a counterculture unafraid to let it all hang out. I suggest to you that these seeds had perhaps always been there under the surface (“nothing new under the sun”) but were deeply buried beneath values motivated by keeping up appearances. As … Continue reading Tom Jones