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Psych-Out [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Susan Strasberg
Psych-Out [DVD] DVD ~ Susan Strasberg
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3.0 out of 5 stars Shiny Happy People, 19 Jan 2012
Psyche-Out is an obscure sixties film that is probably now best known for featuring Jack Nicholson in a role before Easy Rider made him famous. It's a tame and sanitised account of hippies at play that is corny, at times unintentionally funny but also, when all is said and done, endearing and enjoyable. The fact that this movie was the work of American International Pictures, an outfit best known for beach-party bikini pics and cheap horrors, means that it was hardly meant to be taken seriously.

Susan Strasberg plays a deaf teen who wanders around hippie central in Frisco in search of her deranged brother, sort of like little Dorothy in a seriously spliffed land of Oz. She teams… Read more
Nancy Sinatra: Movin' With Nancy [DVD] [1967] [201&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Jack Haley Jr
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nancy in Her Prime!, 12 Jan 2012
Movin' With Nancy was a US TV Special that was first broadcast on the NBC network in December 1967 and featured Nancy Sinatra at the height of her commercial success and sixties fashionability. It was unusual in that it dispensed with the studio format almost completely, taking the singer outdoors where she features in a series of musical vignettes, accompanied in part by her guests, including Rat-Packers Dean Martin, Sammy Davies Jr. and old 'Daddy' Frank himself. Her producer and songwriter Lee Hazlewood also turns up to enjoyable effect. The whole hour-long production is colourful, endearing and still very watchable.

One song follows another as Nancy moves around, travelling… Read more
A Few Good Men [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jack Nicholson
A Few Good Men [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
Take that ever-reliable dramatic setting of a courtroom, add a little military sparkle, give the floor to Tom Cruise, then nearing the end of his cocky brat phase, provide a pantomime villain in the shape of Jack Nicholson and what you get is what we have here, A Few Good Men, an enjoyable Rob Reiner drama that almost lives up to its slightly inflated reputation.

Cruise and a curiously pneumatic Demi Moore play Navy lawyers tasked with defending a couple of marines charged with the murder of a colleague down in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. There's something darned fishy about the whole business and both Cruise and Moore are convinced that the men's commanding officer, Colonel Nathan… Read more