'Pitfall' and 'Flaxy Martin' Have Diametrically Opposed Femmes Fatales
9 Nov 2015 // 6:00 AM
Pitfall presents a clammy credibility and a grasp of grown-up behavior; whereas Flaxy Martin is a plot full of unpleasant people in an unpleasant world of big-city corruption.
'Ramrod' Is a Western of Doubles
9 Jul 2014 // 7:50 AM
Andre De Toth's noir-ish western, Ramrod, is notable for its examination of doubles; almost every character has someone else who matches their identity.