Tagged: crimewatch

Mr. Majestyk

CRIMEWATCH: Mr. Majestyk

“You make sounds like you’re a mean little ass-kicker…only I ain’t convinced. You keep talking and I’m gonna take your head off.” – Vince...

Tom Neal and Ann Savage

Film Noir Classics: DETOUR

Detour (1945) is an early example of film noir (or black film) it’s name referring to the darkly stylized aesthetic the films had. This...

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...

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...

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,...

CRIMEWATCH: Carlito’s Way

10 years after working together on the crime classic Scarface (1983), Brian DePalma and Al Pacino reunited for another crime film/character study called Carlito’s...