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12 Angry Men

Released:  1957

Cast:  Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall, Martin Balsam, Jack Warden, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley, George Voskovec, Robert Webber… 1,307 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Death of a Salesman: RSC, Noël Coward Theatre

It is safe to say that everyone expects a salesman to die tonight. The fact that the play’s climax remains fresh and shocking is testament to the ingenue of Arthur Miller. 966 more words

Stage Review

Sirocco (1951)

From Humphrey Bogart’s Santana Productions by way of Columbia’s distributing we find Bogie once again donning the trench coat in far off Damascus mixed up with gun running, spies and the French military in 1925. 590 more words

Daily Take

On the Waterfront (1954, Elia Kazan)

On the Waterfront is relentlessly grim until the strangest moment in the finale. As the film finally reaches the point of savage, physical violence–it opens with the implication, but not the visualization of such violence–a supporting character (familiar but mostly background) makes a wisecrack. 306 more words

Classics

Twelve Angry Men (1957): Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

A powerful look into the American criminal justice system and the mysterious ways of jury deliberation and manipulation, the much lauded movie of Twelve Angry Men… 641 more words

Theater

Anna and the King of Siam (1946) - Irene Dunne and Rex Harrison

I love The King and I. The music, the songs, the chemistry between Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, Oscar Hammerstein’s positive and uplifting view of humanity that is present in all his musicals. 997 more words

Drama

The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)

Though this plot may have been used previously in the Noir genre and again subsequently, it’s a solid “B” feature with Lee J. Cobb in over his head as a police detective trying to cover up a murder that he’s become party to. 494 more words

Daily Take