#31 in my Ranking of Alfred Hitchcock's films. On the whole, this is an entertaining globe trotting adventure with a winning pair of leads, however I do have some issues that feel like would have been easy enough to fix and drag the film down a bit. Reading the background of the film's production highlights… Continue reading Foreign Correspondent
#7 in my ranking of the DCEU franchise. I'll have to write through the DCEU at some point, but I guess I'm starting here. I'm one of those weird people that really likes Zack Snyder's take on the Superman and Batman stories. There's real cinematic ambition at work there, and while its reach may exceed… Continue reading Aquaman
Rest in peace, Ian Holm.
One of the great adventure movies is about an escape from a German POW camp in the middle of World War II where most of the characters end up dead, murdered by the SS. Fun, right? It's both a great irony and a testament to John Sturges' sure hand on the material that a story… Continue reading The Great Escape
#7 in my Ranking of Alfred Hitchcock's films. So, Alfred Hitchcock traded an out of control actor/producer in Charles Laughton for just an out of control producer in David O. Selznick. That honestly feels like a step in the right direction. Instead of having an egomaniac try to dictate Hitchcock's own movie to him on… Continue reading Rebecca