Mystery writer Arthur B. Reeve's influence in this film doesn't follow convention -- it follows his invention.
With all the roughneck charm of a '40s-era pulp novel and much style to spare, I, The Jury is a good, popcorn-filling yarn.
The captivity narrative in Hounds of Love explores the depths of a grisly co-dependence.
Fraud is not merely an economic crime, it's also the mode of being in the modern age.
The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.
This is a solid minor crime lark that tips its fedora to basic noir tropes.
Here's a rediscovery for fans of old-school physical effects and early science fiction talkies.
Directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince, this film's provocative subject matter made it one of MPAA's earliest X-rated movies.
Russell loves the homely spit-and-bailing-wire reality as much as the polished eye-popping fantasy of theatre.
This, here, is 90 minutes spent with the kinds of people you take special care to avoid in your workplace, your neighbourhood, or just about anywhere in your everyday life.