Tag: Peter Yates

DVD: John and Mary (1969)

DVD: John and Mary (1969)

March 8, 2017 | By

This flawed but intriguing little film has been maligned a bit over the years as a forgotten dud, made about a year after three of the principles – stars Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow, and director Peter Yates – had achieved major box office stardom in The Graduate (1967), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), andBullitt (1968), respectively…

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Steve Tesich’s Breaking Away (1979) and American Flyers (1985)

Steve Tesich’s Breaking Away (1979) and American Flyers (1985)

August 19, 2015 | By

Reviews of Steve Tesich’s two cycling films, the Oscar-winning Breaking Away (1979) on Blu from Twilight Time, and American Flyers (1985) on DVD from Warner Home Video.

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BR: Breaking Away (1979)

BR: Breaking Away (1979)

August 19, 2015 | By

Dubbed by one of the film’s actors as a production akin to ‘catching lightening in a bottle’ and transcending box office odds by being unconventional and critically and financially successful, Breaking Away is also the classic sleeper hit – a movie that few expected would become not only popular, but remain beloved more that 35 years since its theatrical release…

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