Category: Crime

Charley Varrick Walter Matthau Andy Robinson 1973

Charley Varrick (1973) – A Review

Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) is a former stunt pilot, crop-duster and current small time crook. He and a team, including his wife, rob a bank in a small New Mexican...

Prime Cut (1972) – A Review

Lee Marvin is a mob enforcer from Chicago asked to goto Kansas to collect on some overdue scratch cattleman and criminal Gene Hackman owes to his bosses and who Marvin...

High Sierra 1941 Humphrey Bogart

High Sierra (1941) – A Review

Humphrey Bogart and Ida Lupino in High Sierra Notorious bank robber Roy Earle (Humphrey Bogart) is looking at a life sentence in prison when he’s suddenly given a parole by...

Gambit 1966 Michael Caine Shirley MacLaine

Gambit (1966) – A Review

Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine in Gambit Cat burglar Harry Dean (Michael Caine) has a plan for a really big job and he needs the help of Hong Kong dancer...

In Bruges Colin Farrell Brendan Gleeson 2008

In Bruges (2008) – A Review

Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in In Bruges Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) are two hitmen from London. They’re instructed by their boss Harry (Ralph Fiennes) to lie low...

League of Gentleman 1960

The League of Gentlemen (1960) – A Review

The League of Gentlemen (1960) One of my favorite genres of films are heist movies. Typically they follow a template that begins with the setup of a plan being hatched,...

The Square 2008 crime thriller noir

The Square (2008) – A Review

The Square I love a good film noir. That classic structure of a story about a not so innocent character formulating a seemingly simple plan and having it come wildly...