Tagged: prison

CRIMEWATCH: Short Eyes

Preceding Jamaa Fanaka’s critically acclaimed Penitentiary as well as the intense and influential TV event “Scared Straight,” 1977’s Short Eyes (prison slang for pedophile)...

Clint Eastwood plans an ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ

Don Siegel and Clint Eastwood’s final film collaboration, the prison docudrama-thriller ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ (1980) is coming to Blu Ray in October from Warner...

CON AIR: An Action Film Masterpiece

CON AIR. For me, it’s one of the greatest action films ever made. Nicolas Cage stars as Cameron Poe, a U.S. Army Ranger that...

Clint Eastwood plans to ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ

“Some men are destined never to leave Alcatraz… alive.” Don Siegel’s 1979 prison film Escape From Alcatraz marked the fifth and final collaboration between...

Runaway Train

Andrei Konchalovsky’s Runaway Train

Runaway Train is a fast paced, action-adventure film that was based on a screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and shelved due to financial troubles. The...

Furious Prison Movies

LOCKED UP: 10 FURIOUS PRISON MOVIES

With our last list (Furious Road Movies) we dealt with the theme of travel, moreover life on the road where people can feel the...