Cinema: Turn-On Putdown

At last, the acidheads have hit Hollywood. A clear successor to the cycle of psychoanalytical films of the '40s (Spellbound, etc.) and so far about as insightful, is the first wave of movies offering a far-outside view of the mind-bending potentialities of LSD.

The Trip is a psychedelic tour through the bent mind of Peter Fonda, which is evidently full of old movies. In a flurry of flesh, mattresses, flashing lights and kaleidoscopic patterns, an alert viewer will spot some fancy business from such classics as The Seventh Seal, Lawrence of Arabia, even The...

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