Four film noir classics: The Dark Mirror, Secret Beyond the Door, Force of Evil, The Big Combo (12) | Home Ents Review
A dual format box set of well-chosen film noirs packed with superb extras. A nice Xmas present for the hard-bitten, world-weary film geek in your life?
Stop what you are doing and watch this pristine restoration of a brilliant and game-changing 1949 film noir. It’s a 4K restoration and looks like it just came out of the developing fluid.
Dir. Robert Siodmak, US, 1948, 96 mins Cast: Richard Conte, Victor Mature, Debra Paget, Hope Emerson, Berry Kroeger, Shelley Winters, Fred Clark Cop and killer playing cat and mouse – it’s hardly been done with more tense economy and eye for intriguing detail than in Siodmak’s noir classic Cry of the City. Marty Rome (Conte) is a charming sociopath, a gangster turned cop killer lying wounded in a guarded hospital bed. His nemesis is...