Tag Archives: Crime Film

My Review of ‘Deadline to Dawn’ (1946)

As part of TCM’s Noir Alley line-up, I recently saw this interesting little film noir. The story concerns a U.S. Navy sailor Alex Winkley (played by Bill Williams) who wakes up post-bender with a big wad of moolah on him. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Lookout’ (2007)

This film marked the directorial debut of screenwriter Scott Frank, who also wrote the screenplay. Described in Wikipedia simply as a “crime film”, it also falls into the category of neo-noir. High school hockey star Chris Pratt (played to perfection … Continue reading

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The Grand Finale of ‘Five Minutes to Live’

You’ll be thrilled to know that this film is finally ending has reached its big finale. Complete with a final scene from Johnny Cash that’ll leave you wondering what the hell the film producers were thinking breathless. Now, having said … Continue reading

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‘Five Minutes to Live’ – Part Five

Hello all! Welcome back for more B-movie punishment fun! 🙂 Honestly, does it get more tiresome interesting than watching Johnny Cash try to act in a film with dialogue as stiff as a hobo’s corpse such puny nonexistent spare production values? 🙂 In … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ (1967)

This is not only a crime film, but a somewhat factual crime film. It is based on the real-life titular criminals, B & C let’s call them. B & C as portrayed by Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, respectively, are … Continue reading

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Five Minutes to Live — Part Three

Once again, it’s time for The Saturday Matinee! This week’s B-movie disaster feature is Part Three of a movie with the highly unexpected unusual appearance by Johnny Cash! It’s called Five Minutes to Live! I’ll give you five seconds to decide how … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Jackie Brown’ (1997)

Being that Quentin Tarantino is a director I love (along with many others—too many to name), it’s hardly a surprise that I consider this film to be completely awesome. Based on the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard (which I … Continue reading

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