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...and Other Times in English

We’d already done a review of one film adaptation of James Cain’s seminal novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, but that one had been in Italian… 401 more words

Angel Face

The Noir Odyssey

Writer: Frank Nugent and Oscar Millard

Story: Chester Erskine

Director: Otto Preminger

Cinematographer: Harry Stradling

Music: Dimitri Tiomkin

Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Herbert Marshall, Barbara O’Neil, Leon Ames… 1,070 more words

Film Noir

Today I Watched: The Postman Always Rings Twice (Tay Garnett, 1946)

The Postman Always Rings Twice (dir. Tay Garnett, 1946)

Score: 6− to 6 out of 10.

Today I Watched

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

A Passionate Pair Have A Murderous Affair…

A drifter takes a job at a roadside cafe as a mechanic. He starts an affair with the owner’s unhappy young wife with deadly consequences.  1,526 more words

Film Review

Meditations on Noir

We use the French term noir because it was the French who first recognized the deeper social and philosophical work being performed in what were essentially considered commercial, or even “pulp,” crime novels. 656 more words

Cultural Criticism

Theatre Thursday: Obsession, directed by Ivo van Hove

Today on Theatre Thursday I’m going to be discussing the recent production of Obsession, Ivo van Hove’s take on Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film of the same name. 389 more words


Obsession at the Barbican Theatre review ***


Barbican Theatre, 13th May 2017

In retrospect there were warning signs.

This was an adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 debut film, Obssessione, itself based on a book by James M. 1,120 more words