Tagged: crime

The Steel Trap 1952 film noir

The Steel Trap (1952) – A Review

Joseph Cotten enters The Steel Trap Jim Osbourne (Joseph Cotten) is a mild-mannered bank officer in Los Angeles. He’s got a loving wife (Teresa Wright), a daughter, a steady job...

John Cusack The Bag Man 2014 thriller

The Bag Man (2014) – A Review

John Cusack in The Bag Man Jack (John Cusack) is a widowed killer who gets a strange job offer by mobster Dragna (Robert DeNiro). He’s told to pick up a...

The Sniper 1952 film noir

The Sniper (1952) – A Review

Arthur Franz is The Sniper Eddie Miller (Arthur Franz) has some issues. By day he works as a laundromat delivery man in San Francisco. He’s quiet, keeps to himself and...

Copycat Holly Hunter thriller

Copycat (1995) – A Review

Holly Hunter and Sigourney Weaver in Copycat Famed criminal profiler and psychologist Dr. Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver) has some firsthand experience with the depraved minds of killers. Thirteen months ago...

In Bruges Colin Farrell Brendan Gleeson 2008

In Bruges (2008) – A Review

Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in In Bruges Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) are two hitmen from London. They’re instructed by their boss Harry (Ralph Fiennes) to lie low...

Gun Crazy 1950 film noir classic

Gun Crazy (1950) – A Review

John Dall and Peggy Cummins in Gun Crazy Gun Crazy (also known as Deadly Is The Female) is a low-budget film noir that could have ended up as just another...

Asphalt Jungle film noir 1950 John Huston

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) – A Review

The Asphalt Jungle The Asphalt Jungle is a noir caper film based on a novel by W.R. Burnett. It has shady characters, a carefully planned crime and an inevitable unraveling...

League of Gentleman 1960

The League of Gentlemen (1960) – A Review

The League of Gentlemen (1960) One of my favorite genres of films are heist movies. Typically they follow a template that begins with the setup of a plan being hatched,...

The Square 2008 crime thriller noir

The Square (2008) – A Review

The Square I love a good film noir. That classic structure of a story about a not so innocent character formulating a seemingly simple plan and having it come wildly...