Charley Varrick

The Films of Don Siegel: Charley Varrick

The 1970s was an incredible decade for cinema. One of my personal favorite films from that era is Don Siegel’s Charley Varrick. Story has...

Face Off

CRIMEWATCH: Face/Off

Q: What do you get when you put John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in a John Woo film? A: Some really great cinema! I...

The Sting

CRIMEWATCH: The Sting

After working together on the smash hit western Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969), Director George Roy Hill, Robert Redford and Paul Newman...

Bukowski: Born Into This

My first encounter with the late writer Charles Bukowski’s work wasn’t through his literature, it was from watching the film Barfly (1987). It was...

Mean Streets

Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets

In 1973, a new director named Martin Scorsese arrived on the scene and came crashing through the door of cinema with a wildly different...