Tagged: british

SLEUTH is a smashing mystery indeed

“There’s nothing like a little bit of mayhem to cheer one up.” When I was in high school my English Literature teacher introduced me...

CRIMEWATCH: Sapphire

A crime drama, a murder mystery, a treatise on ethnic tensions, class and “passing” in 1950s London, Sapphire is also a clever, well acted...

Month of Horror Prevues: TWISTED NERVE

“Ladies and gentlemen, because of the controversy already aroused, the producers of this film wish to re-emphasize what is already stated in the film,...

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...

THE WORLD’S END

In 2004, America had the pleasure of being introduced to Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and director Edgar Wright, a trio of British funny guys...

CRIMEWATCH: Sitting Target

Douglas Hickox’s British cult crime thriller Sitting Target (1972) along with Get Carter (1971) and Villain (1971) was a film that garnered a strong...