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Mon
16
Sep
2019
 
  • Drama. Film Noir
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 113 mins.
Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede," (played by the incomparable Burt Lancaster in his debut film) who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon (Edmond O’Brien - a terrific actor) pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who…
Mon
30
Sep
2019
 
  • Drama. Film Noir
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 86 mins.
The seedier side of 1940’S Los Angeles makes a fitting noir background for this brilliant, classic film noir starring Burt Lancaster as the lovelorn hero, Steve, foolish enough to go back to his ex-wife Anna (an excellent Yvonne de Carlo) who has since taken up with a…
Mon
14
Oct
2019
 
  • Drama. Film Noir
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 93 mins.
The same basic plot as the 1944 film, this time looking at the story from the viewpoint of the ageing hitman Charlie Strom (a terrific Lee Marvin), who's eager to know why their victim (John Cassavetes) didn't attempt to escape, and his psychopathic, hero-worshiping assistant (Clu Gulager).…