3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Spine No. 657
the directing: Delmer Daves
the writing: Elmore Leonard (story), Halsted Welles (screenplay)
the acting: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr
Ben Wade (Glenn Ford) is a notorious outlaw freshly captured after pulling off a job that resulted in two deaths – both by his […]
Reunions with old friends can be something of a double-edged sword. Go in with no expectations and chances are you’ll feel like not a day has gone by since you last saw each other, the bond and chemistry still wonderfully intact. If however you get hooked on nostalgia and try too hard to recreate fond […]
Scrounging through my film collection, I’ll admit I had a difficult time picking the right one for this fine holiday. My mind first wandered to war films – Saving Private Ryan, Black Hawk Down, or even The Hurt Locker – but then I quickly thought better of it. I realized I did not want to […]
Most conversations entailing any scent of Alfred Hitchcock tend to revolve around the second half of his filmography; mainly his work from 1940 and on. Not to take anything away from that era, as his reputation and skill certainly rose over the years fortifying the greatness of his films. Even looking back to 1935 is […]
All was still, inviting keen smiles.
A dance was nothing more than
meaningless movements. Touches
were friendly, needed not be more.
Thoughts were never afterthoughts
fighting nature’s blow. Lovely life
pumped with consistency, refrained
from the tortoise or the hare.
just a moment, a word, […]
For comic book fans across the globe, the sensation of seeing their heroes assemble onscreen in The Avengers was, to quote Phoebe Buffay, like “being Santa on Prozac at Disneyland getting laid”. Here was a film that nailed everything right – plot, pace, performances, truly epic action set-pieces – and, most importantly, managed to appeal […]