Tagged: 1950s

Ladykillers 1955 comedy cast

Remake Recon: The Ladykillers

A comparison review of the 1955 British black comedy The Ladykillers and its 2004 remake directed by the Coen Brothers

The Sniper 1952 film noir

The Sniper (1952) – A Review

A review of the 1952 underrated film noir The Sniper about a mentally unhinged man who goes on a killing spree in San Francisco with his high-powered rifle

The Lineup 1958 film noir Eli Wallach

The Lineup (1958) – A Review

A review of the 1958 film noir The Lineup starring Eli Wallach as a hitman loose on the streets of San Francisco and the police trying to catch him

The Fly horror movie 1958

Remake Recon: The Fly

A comparison review of the 1958 horror film The Fly and its 1986 remake directed by David Cronenberg

The Red Balloon 1956 short fantasy film

The Red Balloon (1956) – A Review

A review of the 1956 Oscar-winning silent fantasy short film The Red Balloon about a Parisian boy who meets a magical red balloon

Hitch-Hiker 1953 film noir

The Hitch-Hiker (1953) – A Review

A review of the 1953 low-budget film noir The Hitch-Hiker starring Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy and William Talman, directed by Ida Lupino

High and Mighty John Wayne Robert Stack

The High and Mighty (1954) – A Review

A review of the 1954 disaster film The High and Mighty starring John Wayne, Claire Trevor and Robert Stack onboard a plane low on fuel flying over the ocean

Gun Crazy 1950 film noir classic

Gun Crazy (1950) – A Review

A review of the 1950 low-budget classic film noir Gun Crazy starring John Dall and Peggy Cummins as two gun loving criminals

Zero Hour disaster movie airplane

Zero Hour (1957) – A Review

A review of the 1957 disaster film Zero Hour about a man tasked with landing an airplane, starring Dana Andrews, Sterling Hayden and Linda Darnell

Narrow Margin Gene Hackman Anne Archer

Remake Recon: The Narrow Margin

A review and comparison between the 1952 film The Narrow Margin and its 1990 remake about a lawman trying to survive killers on a tense train ride

Monkey Business Cary Grant Marilyn Monroe

Monkey Business (1952) – A Review

A review of the 1952 screwball comedy Monkey Business starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers and Marilyn Monroe, directed by Howard Hawks