Articles tagged edward dmytryk

Gumshoe Expressionism in ‘Murder, My Sweet’

A sexy, shadowy exchange between a tall blonde and a hard-core classic film collector sum up the merit of this movie.

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23 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Edward Dmytryk makes fine use of the French Quarter's Byzantine ironwork, its shadowy foyers, and the Escher-like twists of its courtyards and balconies.

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2 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Devil Commands (1941)

Presents a concrete fear of technology blurring the line between life and death.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Carpetbaggers (1964)

More troubling than the melodramatic disintegration of Jonas' personal life is The Carpetbaggers' depiction of Hollywood's exploitation of female sexuality.

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Intimacy with the Devil: Horror and 'the static speaks my name'

// Moving Pixels

"the static speaks my name creates an uncomfortable intimacy between the player and the protagonist.

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