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3.8
565 Ratings

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Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
United States, 1968
Horror, Thriller

Synopsis

Elderly horror-film star who, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theater, confronts a psychotic Vietnam veteran who’s turned into a mass-murdering sniper.

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Targets Directed by Peter Bogdanovich

Critics reviews

Admirers of Mizoguchi and Hawks as Astruc and Rivette (and now Bogdanovich) have tended to misuse the contemplative calm of the camera by applying it to scenes requiring less the gaze of the camera than the beating heart of montage. All in all, however, Peter Bogdanovich has joined the ranks of promising directors with his very first feature, a movie to which such adjectives as gripping and compelling are appropriate.
August 22, 1968
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