Richard Thorpe
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

The Handsome and the Stupid: 'The Tartars'
1 Apr 2013 // 5:10 PM

Orson Welles and Victor Mature grumble and sneer while their nations go to hell in a horseblanket.

A Touch of Orson, Almost: 'Tip on a Dead Jockey'
27 Feb 2013 // 4:10 PM

While the celebrated Geroge J. Folsey could offer a master class in expressive use of Cinemascope when working with a director like Stanely Donen or Vincente Minnelli, here he's only required to offer a restrained level of engagement.


Ten Cases of Sacked Directors
9 Dec 2014 // 5:36 AM

With Paramount announcing Roberto Orci's replacement as director of the upcoming Star Trek 3, we look back at ten other times when studios and suits played musical chairs with their filmmakers.

'The House of the Seven Hawks' (1959)
21 Jun 2013 // 7:00 AM

No flies on him.


Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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