Tagged: 1973

Film Noir Classics: THE LONG GOODBYE

Before Robert Altman’s Neo Noir The Long Goodbye (1973) which revolves around the character of private detective Philip Marlowe, another film was made called...

The Outfit

CRIMEWATCH: The Outfit

Fresh off the success of the award winning masterpiece The Godfather (1972), Robert Duvall took a role in this film playing Earl Macklin, a...

Supernatural Gunslinger: Clint Eastwood's High Plains Drifter

Clint Eastwood’s High Plains Drifter

Clint Eastwood’s High Plains Drifter opens in very much the same way as the 1964 spaghetti western A Fistful of Dollars in which “The Man...

American Graffiti

American Graffiti (BluRay Review)

THE FILM Before he became entranced with the medium of cinema George Lucas was obsessed with the world of cars. As a teen he...

Roy Scheider

CRIMEWATCH: The Seven-Ups

I fucking love Roy Scheider. Whether it be his freak out moments, his L-shaped nose or the fact that he’s also a New Jersey...

A No. 1

Emperor of The North

“You ain’t stopping at this hotel, kid. My hotel! The stars at night, I put ’em there. And I know the presidents, all of...

Badlands

Terrence Malick’s BADLANDS

Based on the true story of the Charles Starkweather killing spree in the 1950s, Badlands (1973) is the directorial debut of  Terrence Malick (The...

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 crime thriller Charley Varrick....

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...