The most suspenseful film of the 50’s is one you don’t hear too many people talk about. Damn shame, if you ask me.
The Wages of Fear is a pretty unique and interesting film for the time it came out. 478 more words
Oscar-winning director William Friedkin’s SORCERER hit theaters 40 years ago this summer in the wake of the STAR WARS juggernaut, and so the timing could not have been worse for this thrilling, underrated jungle adventure that I have grown to love. 1,020 more words
A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. 248 more words
This French film is considered a classic, and it’s easy to see why. It deals with a real problem experienced after WWII by certain disconnected men who chose to travel rather than return home, and it puts them into a really suspenseful job, because it is the only job available. 609 more words
This remake of Clouzot’s 1953 film was directed by William Friedkin, and the screenplay was written by Walon Green, based on the novel “The Wages of Fear” by Georges Arnaud, not on Clouzot’s screenplay.It’s quite a different bird, since almost all the set pieces have been changed in some way. 488 more words