I put Robert Wise in the same basic category as John Huston or Richard Brooks: they’re all impossible to pin down in terms of genre. Wise, who’s directed… 477 more words
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The Professionals is pretty good fun, but ultimately a minor film from Richard Brooks despite the big names attached.
It starts as a buddy film and becomes nearly a revisionist western, or at least something closer to the tenets of a lot of spaghetti western, which I suppose were largely revisionist to begin with: the Mexicans aren’t as bad as advertised and the bad guys become good. 337 more words
Did you that that on 28 August 1946, Robert Siodmak’s The Killers had its New York premiere ahead of its general US release on 30 August? 335 more words