35mm PRINT! ► Terrifyingly on-point for a stupefied nation still watching Watergate unfold, Pakula’s second entry in his so-called “Paranoia trilogy” (after Klute, before All the President’s Men) is an acid trip of a political thriller that reaches delirious highs as its yarn unravels. Warren Beatty is Joe Frady, a deep-digging reporter investigating a web of “accidental” deaths linked to a presidential candidate’s assassination. With all signs pointing to a Grassy Knoll-like conspiracy, he infiltrates a shadowy recruitment agency and discovers — in a hallucinatory, 5-minute fever montage! — a covert brainwashing program behind a laundry-list of political hits. A ferocious, zeitgeist-fed film exuding noir-level cynicism in modern America, The Parallax View is “a JFK conspiracy film that gets it right ... One of the high points of the New American Cinema” (Alex Cox).
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"Weirder, wilder, and more unruly than I remember ... Remains a deeply paranoid conspiracy drama."Twitch | full review
"Excellent performances; fascinating film."Time Out | full review