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No Way Out

The Film Noir Odyssey

Writer: Lesser Samuels, Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Cinematographer: Milton R. Krasner

Music: Alfred Newman

Cast: Sidney Poitier, Linda Darnell, Richard Widmark… 983 more words

Film Noir

Unstoppable Week 7: "I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values."

Eventually, you reach a point in your life where you have your routines set.  You do what you do and when someone tries to tell you how to do differently, you tell them to get off your lawn and ignore the advice. 507 more words


Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

What is it?

The 1967 American comedy-drama movie Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner.

What is it about?

This is how Rotten Tomatoes describes this movie: 450 more words


Joseph L. Mankiewicz's 1950 portrayal of racism

Although it is film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz between “A Letter to Three Women” and “All About Eve,” (for which Mankiewicz won Oscars for his direction and for his screenplays in both 1950 and 1951), “No Way Out” is best known as the site of Sidney Poitier’s screen debut. 731 more words


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Paris Blues (1961)


Martin Ritt’s second outing as director – an adaptation of the 1957 novel by Harold Flender – immerses us in the company of two expatriate American jazz musicians enjoying the liberal, bohemian freedoms of Paris in the pursuit of their artistic endeavours. 794 more words

Film Reviews

'Honey, go make me a sandwich' - The Sunday Film Review #48

Hello all! And welcome to the Sunday Film Review… WITH MORE THAN ONE MOVIE TO REVIEW, PRAISE THE ALMIGHTY WE HAVE DONE IT! That’s right, after a 6 week or so stint of having one movie a week to review, we have a bit more for your buck this time! 752 more words