Crime Wave Film Review
Director Andre de Toth elevates this B-picture through his use of stunning black-and-white photography and creative composition. An authentic performance by Sterling Hayden anchors this crime drama shot on location in 1950s Los Angeles.
Downhill Racer Film Review
In the late 1960s, America was in turmoil and the films produced then have the ability to speak to us in our current tumultuous times. Robert Redford's film explores the concept of "winning" and what it takes to succeed.
Medium Cool Film Review
Haskell Wexler was voted one of the most influential cinematographers in American film. His 1969 directorial debut, "Medium Cool", is a prescient exploration of politics, violence, and the deleterious effects of a post-literate culture on democracy.
Blood on the Moon (1948) Film Review
An atmospheric Western filmed in the noir style, "Blood on the Moon" showcases the talent of cinematographer Nick Musuraca. Lillie Hayward's screenplay pairs Robert Mitchum with a strong-minded heroine, played with spirit by Barbara Bel Geddes.
Up for Love Film Review
Diane, a divorced lawyer looking for love, meets a successful architect with personality to spare. The problem? He stands just over four feet tall. Jean Dujardin and Virginie Efira star in this charming romantic comedy.
Juggernaut Film Review
A home-grown terrorist plants seven bombs on a British ocean liner. The authorities have twenty-four hours to find him and save the passengers. This overlooked gem from the seventies stars Anthony Hopkins, Omar Sharif, Richard Harris, and Shirley Knight.
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