Tag Archives: Jules Dassin

YES HARRY, YOU’VE GOT IT ALL, BUT….

  Review by Mike Dennis From the moment you see Richard Widmark running through dark alleys in the opening scene of Jules Dassin’s 1950 classic, Night And The City, you know he’s totally screwed. If only he knew it. But such is the lot of film noir protagonists. Caught up in the backwash of their […]

FILM NOIR, ANYONE?

Some of my favorite movies are in the film noir genre.  What a surprise, right?  Thing is, I’ve always liked them, since before they were called film noir, or at least since before I was aware of that French phrase. Of course, it’s well-known that the filmmakers weren’t really aware that they were creating a […]