Wednesday, June 27 2012
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part nine features Frank Sinatra, Rosalind Russell and more...
Sunday, March 8 2015
Hurry Sundown, Skidoo, and Such Good Friends welcome you to a world of crowded frames and uncertain tones.
Wednesday, May 7 2014
The very unevenness of these early projects bespeaks a filmmaker who sets about very precisely to be ambiguous.
Tuesday, March 27 2012
Anatomy of a Murder is many things, equal parts courtroom drama, murder mystery, and at times, humorous and light, but above all else, it's a love letter to the law.
Tuesday, March 22 2005
Waldo is so deliciously dark and mean-spirited, so loquaciously intolerant of those he deems beneath him, that he's delightful.
Sunday, February 6 2005
The film's primary appeal is the bizarre turn by Noel Coward as Wilson (one of several 'eccentrics' the film trots out to otherize London even as it pathologizes at least one of the yanks).
Monday, December 8 2003
Draws much of its visual and dramatic effectiveness from Preminger's intelligent use of the screen process of the 1950s, Cinemascope.
Tuesday, March 10 2015
Love is stronger than life. It reaches beyond the dark shadow of death. Otto Preminger's 1944 noir classic tests how far love goes, and Double Take breaks it down.
Friday, August 30 2013
A Greene Grass on Otto-Pilot
Wednesday, July 3 2013
Bending, not breaking the Code