CineMaven's: ESSAYS from the COUCH
I figure I’d start you off with this nice 40-second clip I took at the 2012 TCM Film Festival:
…because it’s going to get pretty bad girl, pretty fast. 1,495 more words
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Joseph H. Lewis’ crackling Gun Crazy is a shining example of how damn good a so-called B-movie can be. Based on a story by novelist MacKinlay Kantor that appeared in the… 708 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
"The Brotherhood of Evil Geeks"
Since we are in the midst of the Halloween season I figured I’d take a look at a more horror themed movie in today’s Pulp Corner. 743 more words
6 months, 3 weeks ago
The not-really-so-ugly Rex Harrison with the dashed lovely Peggy Cummins in ESCAPE. A few quotes/paraphrases from my telephonic chat with P.C. can be read in this week’s edition of… 29 more words
7 months, 2 weeks ago
Two Jacques Tourneur movies came out in 1957, both superb, which is remarkable because he’d had quite an up-and-down career, mostly.
NIGHTFALL, from a David Goodis novel, has some classic noir illogicality, adding to its waking nightmare feel. 423 more words
To celebrate the Joseph L. Mankiewicz retrospective in New York, The Forgotten this week looks at a very engaging late work.
Excitingly, I had a chance to speak to Peggy Cummins on Wednesday morning. 38 more words
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Gun Crazy (1950)
Directed by Joseph H. Lewis
King Brothers Productions / United Artists
Before there was Bonnie and Clyde there was Gun Crazy. 765 more words
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