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A Little Ominous Noir Music Makes Jules Dassin's 'Rifif' Nearly Perfect
23 Feb 2014 // 8:10 PM
This benchmark of the heist genre shows that for the criminal, elegance and brutality go hand-in-hand, never more vividly depicted than in this tightly structured ode to Paris.
Brute Force (1947)
17 May 2007 // 5:00 PM
The inability of the filmmakers to deliver any kind of lasting victory for the inmates with whom the audience identifies forces the movie down particularly dark cul de sacs.