Continuing our crime cinema month with a look at a standard 1953 drama that becomes quintessential noir thanks to dialogue, characterisation and visual style.
Continuing our crime movie series with a look at a pre-Hammer Horror Terence Fisher lightweight crime romp that fails to thrill.
Continuing our crime film month with a look at a stilted but fascinating theatrical mystery that was Ralph Richardson’s sole directorial effort.
Our crime movie month continues with a look at Jerzy Kawalerowicz’s unique Polish interpretation of the Hitchcockian rail thriller.
Continuing our crime movie month with a look at Seijun Suzuki’s radical reinterpretation of the Japanese gangster movie.
Continuing our crime month with a look at Henri-Georges Clouzot’s lightweight murder mystery shot during the German occupation of France.
Continuing our crime cinema series with a look at a gritty British story about a miscarriage of justice and the race to find the real killer.
Our crime movie series continues with a look at the classic, pioneering police procedural that spawned a popular TV series.
Continuing our crime movie month with a look at a flawed but interesting film adaptation of a BBC serial from 1955.
Continuing our crime cinema series with an unexpectedly gritty and twisted British B-movie thriller from the 1960s.
Our crime cinema retrospective continues with a look at one of the most impressive and paranoid thrillers of the 1950s.
Setting the scene for our month of Film Noir reviews – and explaining why we are refusing to take a narrow view of just what ‘noir’ is.