My Darling Clementine (U) | Home Ents Review
Aug17

My Darling Clementine (U) | Home Ents Review

Dir. John Ford, US, 1946, 97 mins Cast: Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell, Walter Brennan It’s odd that a film that is itself nostalgic for simpler times now evokes nostalgia among those of my generation for rainy weekends in the 1970s, when classics like this filled the relatively limited airwaves. Back then it was enough to watch and enjoy them, but the appreciation they nurtured now demands more. Western marshal...

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Cry of the City (12A) Film Review
Apr16

Cry of the City (12A) Film Review

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...

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