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Tender Comrade (1943)

Chris Jones (Robert Ryan) is a soldier being sent overseas to fight in the second World War. Before shipping out, he’s lucky to get one night of leave and is able to pay a visit to his wife, Jo (Ginger Rogers). 668 more words


The End of the Affair (Edward Dmytryk, 1955)

This is my contribution to the Beyond the Cover blogathon, hosted by Liz of Now, Voyaging and Kristina of Speakeasy, which is focusing on film adaptations of novels. 1,161 more words

Classic Movie

Crossfire (1947)

When a Jewish man is beaten to death in a hate crime, police detective Robert Young finds his suspicions as to the culprit difficult to prove. 152 more words


The Caine Mutiny (1954)

The officers that relieve a veteran naval commander during a WWII mission must justify their actions to a court martial tribunal or face execution.

Another courtroom drama based around the twisted morality of war and military command structure, The Caine Mutiny sidesteps the usual dryness associated with legal rhetoric by basing most of the story on board ship amongst a set of interesting, well realised characters. 121 more words


The Human Factor (1975)

The Human Factor
1975 / Colour / 95 m. / UK
Starring: George Kennedy, John Mills, Raf Vallone, Barry Sullivan, Rita Tushingham, Tom Hunter, Shane Rimmer, Haydee Politoff, Arthur Franz, Fiamma Verges… 1,344 more words

Film Review

Crossfire (1947)

When it’s on: Thursday, 3 March (7.10 am)
Channel: Movies4Men
IMDb Link

Edward Dmytrk’s 1947 B-movie, Crossfire, is about as ‘Film Noir’ as cinema can get. 892 more words


It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Movie Challenge ... Obsession (1949)

For this month’s Mad Movie Challenge, Kristina of Speakeasy has assigned me a British thriller that also is known under the title The Hidden Room. It’s a twisted tale of supposed murder, infidelity and a Columbo styled detective before the world was introduced to Peter Falk. 806 more words