This Gun For Hire Blu-ray review: Dir. Frank Tuttle [Eureka Classics]
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This Gun For Hire Blu-ray review: Dir. Frank Tuttle [Eureka Classics]

This Gun For Hire might not be the best of the films starring Ladd and Lake but the former was never cooler than he is here. It’s a slick noir-thriller, with a showstopping finale and excellent performances. Continue reading

Long Day’s Journey into Night Blu-ray review: Dir. Sidney Lumet [Masters of Cinema]
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Long Day’s Journey into Night Blu-ray review: Dir. Sidney Lumet [Masters of Cinema]

It must be a unique challenge adapting a successful play into a successful film. I don’t mean Shakespeare, which lend themselves well to broad, sweeping epics (Akira Kurosawa, Orson Welles and Julie Taymor have made brilliantly cinematic versions of his plays) but rather the low key, intimate dramas that are more concerned with performance. When … Continue reading