Lee: The Ice Storm (1997)

August 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Ice Storm was Ang Lee’s first film after Sense and Sensibility – and it somehow outdoes the lush atmospherics of his first English film. Based on the 1994 novel by [...]

Friedkin: Sorcerer (1977)

August 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

William Friedkin’s follow-up to The Exorcist was Sorcerer, an adaptation of Georges Arnaud’s novel The Wages of Fear, which also inspired Henri-George Clouzot’s film of [...]

Kubrick: Spartacus (1960)

August 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

From the sweeping overture, it’s clear that Spartacus is pitched at a totally different scale from Kubrick’s previous films, marking the start of an extraordinarily [...]

Kubrick: The Killing (1956)

July 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

Stanley Kubrick’s third film is still one of the greatest heist films ever made – a tightly and tautly plotted study of a group of men, led by Johnny Clay, played by [...]