Tagged: crime

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...

Cul-De-Sac

Roman Polanski’s Cul-De-Sac

cul–de–sac 1: a blind diverticulum or pouch 2: a street or passage closed at one end. Two wounded criminals Dickie (Lionel Stander) and his...

CRIMEWATCH: The Flim Flam Man

In The Flim Flam Man (1967), a southern fried 60’s screwball crime comedy directed by the late Irvin Kerschner, George C. Scott plays Mordecai...

Noodles gets high

CRIMEWATCH: Once Upon A Time in America

INTRODUCTION Sergio Leone. Whenever I hear that name I think of cinema at its most exhillerating and wildly creative. His take on Westerns single...

A Clockwork Orange, Straw Dogs, The Exorcist, Apocalypse Now

50 FURIOUS FILMS: THE 1970s

Chances are if you love movies, a good portion of some of your favorite titles were released in the decade that brought us a...

Elite Squad

Berlinale review: Tropa de Elite 2

In 2008 at the Berlin International Film Festival (aka the Berlinale; /ber-lee-nah-lae/) a Brazilian movie that depicted the work of Rio de Janeiro’s special...

Cool Hand Luke

POSTERS: Cool Hand Luke

“Sometimes nothin’ is a real cool hand” We’d like to kick off our latest feature on Furious Cinema with the theatrical poster from one...

Booze, Broads & Broken Bones: ROAD HOUSE

One of the most highly rewatchable films from the late 1980s is Rowdy Herrington’s Good Ol’ Boy action film ROAD HOUSE (1989). I remember...

Straight Time

CRIMEWATCH: Straight Time

In Ulu Grossbard’s crime film/character study Straight Time (1978) Dustin Hoffman stars as Max Dembo a career criminal who is newly released from prison....

CRIMEWATCH: King of New York

“This country spends $100 billion a year on getting high, and it’s not because of me. All that time I was wasting in jail,...