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Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession

Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1980

Richmond Hill's rating of the film Bad Timing

As with Ken Russell, Roeg benefited from firm backbones (leashes sometimes) to provide support or containment against his surface texturing and visual caprices. Bad Timing for all its dazzle has an uninteresting story, with uninteresting actors playing uninteresting people (with all allusions to The Rank Organisation’s reaction to their own film). The same old tricks on a low heat I’m afraid.