Posts Tagged ‘double indemnity’

Humphrey Bogart (Rick Blaine), Ingrid Bergman (Ilsa Lund). Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein et al. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Rating: U. Running time: 102 minutes. At the time of Casablanca’s release, viewers could have undoubtedly analysed it with ease, blissfully ignorant of the blessing time would lavish upon it over the years to come. I have no […]

Fred MacMurray (Walter Neff), Barbara Stanwyck (Phyllis Dietrichson), Edward G. Robinson (Barton Keyes). Screenplay by Billy Wilder. Directed by Billy Wilder. Rating: PG. Running time: 107 minutes. Double Indemnity is like The Maltese Falcon injected with a decent dose of substance. It’s got all the style and themes of the latter – dark visuals, suave […]

Diane Keaton (Carol Lipton), Woody Allen (Larry Lipton). Directed by Woody Allen. Screenplay by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman. Rating: PG. Running time: 104 minutes. What a delightful comedy. I really can’t think of a Woody Allen film that’s made me laugh quite as much as Manhattan Murder Mystery. It appears on its surface to […]