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Stagecoach (1939)

Directed by John Ford
Written by Dudley Nichols

When revisiting a legendary film, such as Stagecoach, it becomes increasingly easy to over-analyze and find fault with even the smallest of  transgressions. 749 more words


Stagecoach (1939)

A stagecoach containing a disparate assortment of characters comes under Indian attack.

John Ford revolutionised the genre with this beautifully crafted western and John Wayne was catapulted to stardom for his performance as the vengeance-seeking gunfighter whose conscience forces him to the defence of a group of strangers. 126 more words


Storm Fear (1955)

A gang of bank robbers on the run hold up at a farm just as a winter storm hits the area forcing the criminals to play tough with the family living within. 683 more words

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Watching "Key Largo" On TCM

Yesterday was quite an afternoon of watching movies, starring the great Humphrey Bogart on TCM.

I watched all of the great 1948 film, “Key Largo” the last of four “Bogie” starred in with future and eventual wife, Lauren Bacall. 110 more words

The Black Pools of Noir in MURDER, MY SWEET 1944

It’s dark. Too dark to see without assistance from a handy flashlight to confirm the time on his watch. Private dick Philip Marlowe is scouting out the meeting place in a densely wooded area, just off the road. 1,532 more words


Film Review - Key Largo

Key Largo


Director: John Houston

“You don’t like it, do you Rocco, the storm? Show it your gun, why don’t you? If it doesn’t stop, shoot it..” 1,228 more words


BORN TO KILL (1947) - You can't always get what you want

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

There are a lot of people in Born to Kill who want only precisely what they can’t have.

Let’s start with the biggest one first. 605 more words