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3.4
76 Ratings

Nickelodeon

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
United Kingdom, United States, 1976
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

This homage to the childhood days of the motion pictures starts in 1910, when the young attorney Leo Harrigan by chance meets a motion picture producer. Immediately he’s invited to become a writer for him – the start of a sensational career.

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Nickelodeon Directed by Peter Bogdanovich

Critics reviews

In the rush to dump on Bogdanovich, who may well have been gargantuanly arrogant and punchable at the time, it shouldn’t have been overlooked that he had a flawless sense of timing for both dialogue (mostly rat-a-tat crosstalk here, Sturges-inspired) and action (and the only other filmmakers at the time who could shoot visual gags were Blake Edwards and Richard Lester… and the largely quiescent Tati, of course).
May 01, 2014
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Nickelodeon — an obvious labor of love which by rights should have been Bogdanovich’s La Nuit Américaine — lumbers across the screen with a leaden gait that makes even something like The Sting seem a triumph of personal expression.
February 01, 1977
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