Tag Archives: Crime Film

Original vs. Remake: ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’

I’d love to say that I absolutely adored Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in the original version of this film. Except it would be a flat-out lie. Maybe it was all the hype around this movie, but honestly … I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Getaway’ (1972)

This movie was based on the eponymous novel by Jim Thompson, directed by Sam Peckinpah, and co-stars Steve McQueen. I guess it’s fair to say it’s a crime action movie with neo-noir tendencies, not to mention a healthy amount of … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Atlantic City’ (1980)

First off, you should know that this review is part of the “O Canada!” blogathon, co-hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy. Having said that, there are at least three Canadian connections in this film. For one, … Continue reading

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