Wednesday, August 14, 2013

"One of the Darkest Studio Movies Ever Made"

"But never again would he deliver such an uncompromising critique of modern life. Twenty-first-century technology and testosterone replacement therapy might make the premise of 'Seconds' look reasonable rather than speculative. But though its suburban anomie is the stuff of midcentury culture, it remains a relevant dissection of consumerism and conformity, and a blistering portrayal of freedom: just another word for 'sign on the dotted line.'"

Sheri Linden in the Los Angeles Times revisits John Frankenheimer's Seconds.

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