Category Archives: Black Comedy

10 Hitchcock Films Everyone Should See (Part Three of Three)

From the Master of Suspense, here are the Final Four of the 10 Hitchcock films people ought to know about. If you’d like to know the others, please click here. 7. Marnie (1964) Tippi Hedren returns (post-The Birds) in the … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pulp Fiction’ (1994)

I almost didn’t see this film, because I’d heard that Tarantino was incredibly violent. And, as I may have mentioned, I’m not a huge fan of gore. But I was urged to see it by a friend and am glad … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Fargo’ (1996)

This film is yet another black comedy-cum-neo-noir movie written and directed by the Brothers Coen. In what may be the dumbest blackmail scheme ever concocted, Minneapolis car salesman Jerry Lundegaard (played with relentlessly Midwestern charm by William H. Macy) gets … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Miller’s Crossing’ (1990)

In a cheeky nod to old gangster movies and films noir, the Brothers Coen once again employ their twisted sense of humor in Miller’s Crossing. Our hero, Tom Reagan (played by the always awesome Gabriel Byrne) works as right hand … Continue reading

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