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  • The Maltese Falcon
  • The Thing

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  • The Docks of New York

    ★★★½

  • Stella Dallas

    ★★★★½

  • Straight Time

    ★★★★

  • Revenge

    ★★★★

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  • Breakdown

    Breakdown

    ★★★★½

    MAN, that was intense!

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★½

    While I stand by my belief that the full force of Frank Herbert's novel remains unfilmable, this is an admirable effort. There's simply too much in the novel to properly translate to the screen, yet the script isn't dumbed down, it's just incomplete. Enjoyable.

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  • The Narrow Margin

    The Narrow Margin

    ★★★★★

    If you’re a film noir lover and want to convert others, The Narrow Margin may just be the best movie to give them. It contains several noir components, but is also a fine thriller in its own right. LAPD Detective Walter Brown (Charles McGraw) and his partner are assigned to travel to Chicago to escort a mob boss’s widow (Marie Windsor) to appear before a Los Angeles grand jury. Only some people in the criminal underworld aren’t very excited about…

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    ★★★★★

    I will never, ever stop loving this movie AND being devastated by it.