Category: film

  • My favourite Film Noirs

    In no particular order…. Touch of Evil (1958) Dir. Orson Welles. With Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, and Orson Wells. -Come on, read my future. -You haven’t got any. Your future is all used up.   The Asphalt Jungle (1950) Dir. John Huston. With Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen. –People are being cheated, robbed, murdered, […]

  • Favourite Spanish films from the 50s-70s

    The Hunt (La Caza, 1966). A suffocating, violent psychological thriller directed by Carlos Saura about three veterans who meet to go rabbit hunting – it works brilliantly as a metaphor of the pointless carnage that was the Spanish Civil War. Death of a Cyclist (Muerte de un Ciclista, 1955). By Juan Antonio Bardem. A beautifully made drama/thriller that […]