Blu-ray Review - Short Eyes
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Blu-ray Review - The Young Savages

Young Savages

In his second feature film, director John Frankenheimer attacks the social problem movie with 1961's "The Young Savages," a potent but overlong look at the woes of racism, poverty, and the complex nature of crime. Although it's based on a book by author Evan Hunter, the picture is pure Frankenheimer, taking a stylish, challenging look at the erosion of society and the politics of justice. Strikingly crafted, "The Young Savages" manages to overcome its fatiguing length to isolate raw emotions, led by strong work from star Burt Lancaster. Read the rest at


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