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The Killers - 1946

The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak in 1946 stars Edmond O’Brien, Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner in the role that made her a star. 333 more words

Film

The Sweet Smell of Success

When I made my 2014 New Year’s Resolution to watch one old movie (i.e. before 1960) I had no idea where it would take me. I’ve discovered so many terrific films due to this challenge and the limited, but good selection at my local DVD store. 300 more words

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The Sweet Smell of Success

When I made my 2014 New Year’s Resolution to watch one old movie (i.e. before 1960) I had no idea where it would take me. I’ve discovered so many terrific films due to this challenge and the limited, but good selection at my local DVD store. 300 more words

Opinion

MOVIE REVIEW | Elmer Gantry (1960)

“Mister, I’ve been converted five times. Billy Sunday, Reverend Biederwolf, Gypsy Smith, and twice by Sister Falconer. I get terrible drunk, and then I get good and saved. 532 more words

The Killers (1946)

My review of Robert Siodmak’s The Killers is over at Flickering Myth now and also appears below… the Blu-ray is available now from Arrow Films. . 378 more words

Film Reviews

Blu-ray Review: The Killers

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmund O’Brien
Director: Richard Siodmak
Rating: 8/10

Based on an extremely short, gnomic tale by Hemingway about a man who waits passively to be murdered by hired hitmen, Richard Siodmak’s 1946 noir exhausts the source material in the first 12 minutes or so. 464 more words

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The Osterman Weekend (1983)

The problem isn’t that The Osterman Weekend is a bad movie. It certainly is, mind you, but that’s not the main problem. The books of Robert Ludlum are that strange breed of airport literature that often seems perfect for film adaptation but rarely manages to translate well, and by that criteria… 802 more words

Sam Peckinpah