Interesting for how it recalls (predicts?) so many setups used by Orson Welles: The Colonel in *Mask* is an easy analog for Welles' character in *Journey into Fear*; the notion…
Isaac von Schmitt ★★★★★
First real Peter Lorre film I've seen. I'm now a fan of him.
A couple of great character actors get lots of screen time in this lurid adaptation of Eric Ambler's novel. Drenched in seedy Old World atmosphere.
A fun pairing of Greenstreet and Lorre that not everyone has seen. Honestly, I don't remember much of the story, but it was played in my USC film noir class…
Frustrating, infuriating, sickening and saddening, Mea Maxima Culpa scratches the surface and peers into the darkness of the largest organisation on Earth, The Catholic Church.
The manner in which this…