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Get Carter

Get Carter is not to be confused with Coach Carter, John Carter or the 2000 remake starring Sylvester Stallone, to whom the film’s misogynistic violence probably came quite naturally. 311 more words


Throwback 40: Damien: Omen II

Sequels often get a bad rap, due to the simple nature of them. They’re not original. Often, they’re merely echoes of the previous text. Many sequels are misguided by their misinterpretation of what made the first film so appealing. 977 more words


Movie : Get Carter

Jack Carter heads north from London to his hometown to see what happened to his brother Frank. Specifically who killed him. Carter is back and he hates it.  330 more words

Crime Film

Get Carter, a film directed by Mike Hodges, 1971; British; Mystery

Whew! Get Carter–director Mike Hodges’ cinematic film debut and undisputed king of the British gangster movie–is complicated. That’s just one of the many things I love about it. 1,027 more words


Moving pictures 2018, #15

The best thing about watching a wide variety of films is finding one you would not normally watch and loving it. It has happened several times. 1,814 more words


Get Carter (1971)

CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) Michael Caine as Jack Carter: The cold-blooded remorseless misogynist anti-hero… 62 more words


Get Carter: An unflinchingly brutal British gangster classic

While Francis Ford Coppola was busily involved in the pre-production of The Godfather — a glorious gangster epic that was at once dark and oddly uplifting — the Brits had just unleashed a different kind of gangster picture: a vicious beast that was unflinchingly brutal and unapologetically bleak. 572 more words