Tagged: M. Emmett Walsh

Steve Martin in THE JERK

I was born a poor black child…” After being a stand up comedy sensation in the late 70s, Steve Martin decided to take his...

James Caan is THE GAMBLER

Karel Reisz’s 1974 drama The Gambler looks at the obsessive compulsive sickness of gambling addiction. James Caan stars as Axel Freed, a highly intellectual...

Film Noir Classics: BLOOD SIMPLE

To celebrate the month of Noirvember I wanted to delve into the first wave of film noir and its post-modern form that is every...

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....