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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.

//Reviews

'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.

//Blogs

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

The swinging triangle.

//News

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
//Blogs

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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