Category Archives: Robert Ryan

The Homesman

A spur of the moment decision over summer to watch Howard Hawk’s 1959 Rio Bravo, led to me view a number of Westerns I hadn’t previously seen. A so-called classic that regularly appears on best of lists of Westerns, Rio … Continue reading

The heist always goes wrong, part 2: reader picks and other favourite heist movies

My recent post The heist always goes wrong – ten of the best heist movies ever made, generated some great reader feedback. The best thing about the response was that it pointed me in the direction of a number heist … Continue reading

Mr Fuller goes to Tokyo

Sam Fuller’s 1955 movie House of Bamboo isn’t one of the greatest film noirs ever made but it’s in there for one of the most interesting, and despite its flaws I have found myself watching it over again. All the elements … Continue reading