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  • Beyond the Forest

    Beyond the Forest


    I've been looking for this film for ten years; it finally popped up on Amazon Prime. Meh. It's fine, but there was no way it could have met my inflated expectations.

  • The Lawless

    The Lawless


    Meh. Not really a noir - more a social commentary and race relations film that's been done much better elsewhere.

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  • The Amazing Mr. X

    The Amazing Mr. X


    Much better the second time around; this is an excellent film - strong performances, really cool story with some big surprises, but the star, of course, is the spectacular cinematography from Alton. Despite being the public domain, maybe some day this will come out on Blu-ray.

  • Nightfall



    Unique story and setting; imperfect plot; late-cycle 50’s atmosphere; nicely shot and directed; Aldo Ray has a strange appeal to him.