Tag Archives: The Killers (1964)

The Don Siegel Rule

I had to give it a name, so I called it the Don Siegel Rule. I was watching Charley Varrick recently, the 1973 heist film directed by Siegel, starring Walter Matthau as an ex-crop duster and stunt pilot turned bank who, … Continue reading

LEE, an anthology of fiction inspired by Lee Marvin

I am a HUGE Lee Marvin fan. Survivor of the carnage of World War Two, drinker, larger than life character, enduring icon of masculine cinema, the star of some of  my favourite films, including The Big Heat, The Killers, Point Blank, … Continue reading

The heist always goes wrong, part 1: ten of the best heist movies ever made

I love a good heist film. I love the genius and intricacy of their plots and the variations they come in, whether it be the all star team assembled for a job or the desperate ex-cons trying for one last … Continue reading