Posts Tagged ‘humphrey bogart’

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 […]


Aaron Eckhart (Nick Naylor), Cameron Bright (Joey Naylor), J. K. Simmons (BR), Robert Duvall (Captain), Katie Holmes (Heather Holloway). Screenplay by Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. Reitman’s debut effort that looks like it set the tone for his career, Thank You For Smoking succeeds in making a mockery […]


Humphrey Bogart (Sam Spade), Mary Astor (Bridget O’Shaughnessy), Peter Lorre (Joel Cairo), Sydney Greenstreet (Kasper Gutman). Screenplay by John Huston. Directed by John Huston. Rating: PG. Running time: 101 minutes. With hindsight, then, it is apparently here where it all most evidently began: noir and the femme fatale, mysterious MacGuffins, and even Bogart as the […]


Jean-Paul Belmondo (Michel Poiccard), Jean Seberg (Patricia Franchini). Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Rating: PG. Running time: 90 minutes. This review has already taken ten minutes to make before I’ve even started writing. The question bugging me was; which still to treat you to? Eventually, with slight reservations, I decided on the […]