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MOVIE: The Killers (1946)

MOVIE: The Killers (1946)

Based on a story by Ernest Hemingway

Screenplay by Anthony Veiller

Directed by Robert Siodmak

Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Sam Levin, Virginia Christine, Edmond O’Brien… 146 more words

Film Noir

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Dir. Alexander Mackendrick. Starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison

There’s a movie out there about what Bill O’Reilly would have been like if he’d been born handsome in a different era. 1,519 more words

Film

The Killers (1946) - Updated

It’s been said that Robert Siodmak’s The Killers was Ernest Hemingway’s favorite adaptation of one of his works which was in this case a short story. 1,015 more words

Long Review

Brute Force (1947)

Potentially one of the weaker Jules Dassin Films Noir, Brute Force is still a worthwhile film exploring the dynamics of a prison during the 1940s. The inspiration comes from the rebellion at Alcatraz in 1946 and this film was shocking at the time for the amount of violence it portrayed. 329 more words

Long Review

Come back, Little Sheba, all is forgiven

I used to use this old line as a joke with Mrs. Charm. Like when she drove up to Fort Worth to visit her mother. I’d say it on the phone. 93 more words

The Culture

Aldrich’s Apache: the story of the last Apache warrior

Robert Aldrich avoids naivety and brilliantly tells the story of a complex Indian character in this film that depicts the Indians’ torments and gives a more realistic view of the West. 687 more words

Cinema