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12 Angry Men (1957) Cheat Sheet

Background: 12 Angry Men is a 1957 film, originally a teleplay called ‘Twelve Angry Men’ written by Reginald Rose in 1954. It was then adapted into TV series before becoming a film with its perhaps more ionic title ’12 Angry Men’. 1,337 more words

Cheat Sheets

Lawman (1971)

Cowboy or a sheriff? Sheriff or a cowboy? Which is the more iconic figure of the western genre? It’s gotta be a split down the middle because both are so immediately recognized as the key character. 698 more words

The Exorcist (1973)

CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) The definitive exorcism movie. It all started here. 86 more words


On the Waterfront (1954)

“Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.”

I spoke of my adoration for Dustin Hoffman last week, viewing him as a prominent cultural figure of his generation. 610 more words


Boomerang! (1947)


An early Elia Kazan picture, sitting somewhere between the work of a solid journeyman studio director of the time and the more renowned sense of theatrical realism we would come to expect from Kazan’s later work. 128 more words

Film Reviews

Film Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)

Release Date: April 13th, 1957
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Written by: Reginald Rose
Music by: Kenyon Hopkins
Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. 533 more words


Movies That Were Never Really Movies at All

A newly added film poster to the vault here at home, the headquarters of Mike’s Take On The Movies has prompted me to do a feature on the release of “cheater” movies. 695 more words

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