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Torn Curtain (1966)

Torn Curtain was Alfred Hichcock’s fiftieth feature in an illustrious career. Though he was arguably on a slow decline, the film still channels the Cold War sentiment and the age of the spy thriller, while taking hold of the director’s fascination in the everyman.   674 more words

Long Review

Absence of Malice

No movie review, I just needed an excuse to post a pic of a pretty man.

A favorite blogger asked me how I can write so lovingly about a troubled mother/daughter relationship. 442 more words


DVD Review: The Long Hot Summer

Directed by Martin Ritt

Certificate 15

Starring Paul Newman, Orson Welles, Joanne Woodward, Lee Remick

Release 19th September 2016

Ain’t nothing worse than a barn burner.  622 more words

DVD Review

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) ★★★

The Hudsucker Proxy is very much a mixed bag of a film: an omni-shambolic collection of superb visuals and set design, with an often playful, dark tone, but that is sadly let down by its own script and an inability to control the aforementioned tone. 723 more words


Road to Perdition (2002)

100 Films’ 100 Favourites #74

Pray for Michael Sullivan.

Country: USA
Language: English
Runtime: 117 minutes
BBFC: 15

Original Release: 12th July 2002 (USA) 1,202 more words


Road To Perdition (2002)

Mob enforcer Tom Hanks is forced to go on the run when his son witnesses a gangland execution in his gloriously photographed gangster-related road movie from Sam Mendes. 118 more words