Tag: Jane Fonda

Examining the Image: Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) + Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

Examining the Image: Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) + Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

November 9, 2019 | By

Two recent docs on TV and cinema icons: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE (2019) from Magnolia + JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS (2018) from HBO.

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Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

November 9, 2019 | By

Few actors from a dynastic Hollywood family have had such a varied career as Jane Fonda, and Susan Lacy’s lengthy but never dull documentary is comprised of five chapters that trace…

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BR: Comes a Horseman (1978)

BR: Comes a Horseman (1978)

April 5, 2017 | By

Comes a Horseman may be regarded as a revisionist western – its setting near the end of WWII offers an interesting series of culture clashes between returning war veterans, locals, traditionalist cow herders, and the emerging postwar economy that would boom with oil and mineral mining in formally pristine environments…

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BR: Chase, The (1966)

BR: Chase, The (1966)

April 8, 2011 | By

The Chase was a project that may have offered Brando an intriguing character trapped in a swirling drama about seething racism, but according to Twilight Time’s trio of commentators, because Penn was scheduled to direct a play soon after filming wrapped, producer Sam Spiegel…

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