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  • Author: Robert Hatch

    Total Archives: 815 Items - 51 Articles, 763 Reviews, 1 Poem
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    1. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Tess (1979 Film), by Roman Polanski
      1. Tess (1979 Film) by Roman Polanski
      2. Popeye (1980 Film) by Robert Altman
      The Nation
      , January 3, 1981, pp. 28-32
    2. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Mon Oncle d'Amerique (1980 Film), by Alain Resnais
      1. Mon Oncle d'Amerique (1980 Film) by Alain Resnais
      2. Tell Me a Riddle (1980 Film) by Lee Grant
      The Nation
      , January 17, 1981, pp. 60-64
    3. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Breaker Morant (1980 Film), by Bruce Beresford
      1. Breaker Morant (1980 Film) by Bruce Beresford
      2. The Formula (1980 Film) by John G. Avildsen
      The Nation
      , January 31, 1981, pp. 124-128
    4. [+]
      (Review)
      Man of Marble (1976 Film), by Andrzej Wajda
      1. Man of Marble (1976 Film) by Andrzej Wajda
      The Nation
      , February 7, 1981, p. 155
    5. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Day After Trinity (1980 Film), by Jon Else
      1. The Day After Trinity (1980 Film) by Jon Else
      2. Good Riddance (1980 Film) by Francis Mankiewicz
      The Nation
      , February 14, 1981, pp. 188-192
    6. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978 Film), by Luc Beraud
      1. Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978 Film) by Luc Beraud
      2. Inside Moves (1980 Film) by Richard Donner
      3. The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981 Film) by Joel Schumacher
      The Nation
      , February 21, 1981, pp. 219-224
    7. [+]
      (Review)
      Napoleon (1927 Film), by Abel Gance
      1. Napoleon (1927 Film) by Abel Gance
      The Nation
      , February 28, 1981, pp. 251-256
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Last Metro (1980 Film), by Francois Truffaut
      1. The Last Metro (1980 Film) by Francois Truffaut
      2. Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981 Film) by Daniel Petrie
      The Nation
      , March 7, 1981, pp. 284-288
    9. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Caddie (1976 Film), by Donald Crombie
      1. Caddie (1976 Film) by Donald Crombie
      2. The Dogs of War (1981 Film) by John Irvin
      3. American Pop (1981 Film) by Ralph Bakshi
      The Nation
      , March 14, 1981, pp. 316-320
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Eyewitness (1981 Film), by Peter Yates
      1. Eyewitness (1981 Film) by Peter Yates
      2. La Cage Aux Folles II (1981 Film) by Edouard Molinaro
      The Nation
      , March 21, 1981, pp. 348-352
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Confidence (1980 Film), by Istvan Szabo
      1. Confidence (1980 Film) by Istvan Szabo
      2. Nine Months (1976 Film) by Marta Meszaros
      3. Oblomov (1979 Film) by Nikita Mikhalkov
      The Nation
      , March 28, 1981, pp. 380-384
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981 Film), by Bob Rafelson
      1. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981 Film) by Bob Rafelson
      2. The Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980 Film) by John Sayles
      The Nation
      , April 4, 1981, pp. 412-416
    13. [+]
      (Review)
      City of Women (1980 Film), by Federico Fellini
      1. City of Women (1980 Film) by Federico Fellini
      The Nation
      , April 11, 1981, pp. 444-448
    14. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Cutter's Way (1981 Film), by Ivan Passer
      1. Cutter's Way (1981 Film) by Ivan Passer
      2. Thief (1981 Film) by Michael Mann
      3. La Drolesse (1979 Film) by Jacques Doillon
      The Nation
      , April 18, 1981, pp. 476-480
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Atlantic City (1980 Film), by Louis Malle
      1. Atlantic City (1980 Film) by Louis Malle
      2. From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979 Film) by Murray Lerner and Allan Miller
      The Nation
      , April 25, 1981, pp. 508-512
    16. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Nighthawks (1981 Film), by Bruce Malmuth
      1. Nighthawks (1981 Film) by Bruce Malmuth
      2. Voyage en Douce (1980 Film) by Michel Deville
      The Nation
      , May 9, 1981, pp. 580-584
    17. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Excalibur (1981 Film), by John Boorman
      1. Excalibur (1981 Film) by John Boorman
      2. Knightriders (1981 Film) by George A. Romero
      3. Black and White Like Day and Night (1978 Film) by Wolfgang Petersen
      The Nation
      , May 16, 1981, pp. 612-616
    18. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      I Sent a Letter to My Love (1981 Film), by Moshe Mizrahi
      1. I Sent a Letter to My Love (1981 Film) by Moshe Mizrahi
      2. Cocktail Molotov (1981 Film) by Diane Kurys
      3. Cafe Express (1981 Film) by Nanni Loy
      4. Second-Hand Hearts (1981 Film) by Hal Ashby
      The Nation
      , May 30, 1981, pp. 676-680
    19. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Fan (1981 Film), by Edward Bianchi
      1. The Fan (1981 Film) by Edward Bianchi
      2. The Four Seasons (1981 Film) by Alan Alda
      3. A Second Chance (1976 Film) by Claude Lelouch
      The Nation
      , June 13, 1981, pp. 739-744
    20. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Messidor (1980 Film), by Alain Tanner
      1. Messidor (1980 Film) by Alain Tanner
      2. The Sea Wolves (1980 Film) by Andrew V. McLaglen
      3. History of the World, Part I (1981 Film) by Mel Brooks
      The Nation
      , June 27, 1981, pp. 804-808