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Sweet Smell of Success (1957) Cheat Sheet

Background: A noir film directed by Alexander Mackendrick, ‘Sweet Smell of Success‘ is regarded as a cult classic by those aware of the film, and much like other cult classics such as ‘ 885 more words


Blu-Ray News #126: Seven Days In May (1964).

Directed by John Frankenheimer
Starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O’Brien, Martin Balsam

Warner Archive has announced a summer Blu-Ray release of the John Frankenheimer suspense/paranoia classic… 107 more words

Warner Archive

Executive Action (Video)

Released in 1973, ten years after JFK’s assassination…

Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.


"The Birdman of Alcatraz"

Birdman of Alcatraz is a 1962 biographical drama film starring Burt Lancaster and directed by John Frankenheimer.[2][3] It is a largely fictionalized… 607 more words

Classic Movies

Film #596: The Professionals (1966)

It’s been a while since I last reviewed a western for this blog and if you don’t count modern interpretations of the genre you have to go all the way back to the Coen brothers’ version of True Grit to find the last western film that popped up on my journey. 718 more words

Best Director

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows

Directed by Kim Jee-woon

Korea, 2016

HOME, 30 March 2017

This one is set in the 1920s and has Korean resistance fighters kicking back against the Japanese occupation. 118 more words

Film Review