Category: Specials

TOUCH OF EVIL Opening Tracking Shot

Here’s another truly brilliant tracking shot that also features a couple like we saw in our GoodFellas post. This time the legendary Orson Welles...

GOODFELLAS Copacabana Tracking Shot

The famous tracking shot from GoodFellas may seem like a cliche choice to start off with but I wanted to pick something that would...

The Canyons Lindsay Lohan

THE CANYONS: Paul Schrader blows it

Paul Schrader is one of the great scribes of the New Hollywood. With The Canyons he blew it (I will get to that). I...

COMPARISON: The Italian Job

In Peter Collinson’s original 1969 crime-comedy-caper, Michael Caine starred as Charlie Croker, a suave thief who’s been newly released from prison. Following the death...

PHOTOS: It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World

When a fleeing criminal named Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante) crashes his car on the side of a California highway, a group of fellow travelers...

The Origins of FILM NOIR

The folks over at Filmmaker IQ have put together a new furious reel focusing on the technology and economics that gave birth to Film...

POSTERS: The Getaway

Sam Peckinpah’s action packed 1972 crime thriller starred Steve McQueen as Carter “Doc” McCoy a career criminal who after being released from a stint...