A slightly misleading poster to say the least.
I have to admit to finding Madigan to be a major disappointment considering that it is helmed by the great Don Siegel and sees him operating in the crime genre that would probably be where he was always at his most comfortable.
This muddled crime drama never really gets out of first gear. Starting with rogue detectives Richard Widmark and Harry Guardino (with a considerably chunkier role than he would get in…
I couldn't even be bothered to come up with a good pun to start this review with. I suppose Edge Of Poo-m would have been nearest. But what a massive disappointment Mark Robson's noir turned out to be. A piss-poor morality tale loosely based on Crime And Punishment, it is almost an hour and a half of Farley Granger walking around telling everyone that he's going to give his mum a big funeral
Granger is given such a strange central…
There's an LL Cool J quote that would be relevant here. Hello again.
I'm well aware this is Letterboxd, a social network site that was created for people to talk about films rather than their personal problems and woes, so much of what I'm about to say may seem irrelevant and strangely out of place to those of you who, for some reason, stick it out and decide to see it through to the end. If you decide to do…
I think that The Shining is, outside of one of its major plot points, a pretty good name for this film. It's a shining example of why no filmmaker should feel obliged to as closely mirror a book as possible when doing an adaptation.
When Stanley Kubrick released The Shining, Stephen King famously decried it, saying that it hardly resembled his novel at all. Quite often since then people have suggested that King simply does not understand cinema, an opinion…