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Genres: Thriller
Actors: Warren Beatty , Paula Prentiss , William Daniels , Walter McGinn , Hume Cronyn , Kelly Thordsen , Chuck Waters , Earl Hindman , William Joyce , Bettie Johnson , Bill McKinney , Jo Ann Harris , Ted Gehring , Lee Pulford , Doria Cook-Nelson
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Country: United States
Year: 1974
IMDB Rating: 7.2/10 (7333 votes)

Joe Frady is a determined reporter who often needs to defend his work from colleagues. After the assassination of a prominent U.S. senator, Frady begins to notice that reporters present during the assassination are dying mysteriously. After getting more involved in the case, Frady begins to realize that the assassination was part of a conspiracy somehow involving the Parallax Corporation, an enigmatic training institute. He then decides to enroll for the Parallax training himself to discover the truth.

Film Review

The Parallax View belongs to a Golden Age of thrillers in American cinema. It seems in the '70s filmmakers couldn't get wrong with the thriller movie. It could not always be spectacular, but it always had a little touch that made it enjoyable. From this decade came The Day of the Jackal, The Conversation, Three Days of the Condor, Exquisite Corpses, Klute, Marathon Man, and many others. There was a sense of paranoia, of voyeurism, of fascination with evil that made the decade perfect for this genre.Alan J. Pakula's paranoid thriller sometimes has a sloppy, meandering narrative; sometimes it doesn't make absolute sense; but it has that little touch, that je ne sais quoi, that makes it enjoyable.Warren Beatty plays Joe Frady, a journalist who's seen better days. He works for a small time newspaper not because he's still great at his job, but because his boss (played by Hume Cronyn) feels sorry for him. One day Joe's old lover, Lee (Paula Prentiss) come…

After the optimism and idealism of the 1960s came the scepticism and unease of the 1970s. The assassination of President John Kennedy had been shocking and the findings of the Warren Commission had left the majority of the public unconvinced. Most didn't believe that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone and there was also a strong belief that there had been a high level cover up.When the President's brother Robert was later assassinated in circumstances which also led many to believe that a second gunman had been involved, public distrust of official explanations grew even deeper and the Watergate scandal reinforced the opinions of those who believed that corruption, cover ups and conspiracies were routinely being practised on a massive scale by ruthless groups who simply served their own interests and certainly didn't hold themselves accountable to the general public."The Parallax View" captures perfectly the ominous and unsettling mood of this period when suspi…

This "thriller" just goes on and on. About two thirds of this movie don't really seem to advance the plot, but are put in because they were fun to shoot perhaps. I refer especially to the car chase scene and the scene where the hero is exposed to a psychological evaluation which used a picture montage that seemed to be never ending. I found myself unable to keep my attention on what was happening, and found that I had not missed anything when I next started to pay attention. At the end of the movie many characters are left without any clear indications of what they were really doing and what eventually happened to them.. I don't know if the book that this was adapted from made sense, if so something was lost in the translation to a screenplay. Unless you just like to watch movies that feature a young Warren Beatty or see Earl Hindeman with all of his face exposed, there is not much to recommend this.


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