Carol Reed
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 1 Articles

Rooting for Harry Lime: 'The Third Man' As Morally Ambiguous Heterotopia
6 Oct 2015 // 8:02 PM

The Third Man's film-noir vision of a fractured postwar landscape creates an ‘other space’ (heterotopia), through which its moral realities and boundaries still resonate.


'Odd Man Out' and 'The Lady From Shanghai' Set the Stage for Carol Reed's 'The Third Man'
18 Jun 2015 // 8:10 PM

These two movies can be seen as cinematic cousins of Carol Reed's The Third Man, sharing some lineage while nonetheless carving out their own idiosyncratic identities.

'The Third Man': Ferris Wheels and Sewer Chases, All to the Sound of a Zither
19 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

Mid-century intrigue, mystery and malaise in Blu-Ray high definition. This is a crowd pleaser and a deeper meditation on the spiritual crisis of postwar Europe.


'Trapeze' (1956)
30 Aug 2013 // 7:00 AM

The swinging triangle.


It's not Hitchcock, but it could have been
14 Jun 2010 // 4:47 AM

"Night Train to Munich" was not directed by Alfred Hitchcock, but the stylish espionage thriller has been linked to the Master of Suspense ever since

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article