Posts Tagged ‘kazan’

Salon sets the challenge as follows: It is assumed that you’ll have an indestructible DVD player with a solar-recharging power source… You can list 10 feature films, one short and a single, self-contained season of a TV series. The short is easy. I’d take One Week without a second thought. As is my choice for a first feature […]


I’ll be popping down to the capital three times over the next week to catch some early screenings of forthcoming films, showing as part of the London Film Festival. Lots to choose from, and I really wanted to see The Ides of March, Shame and the like as soon as possible, but it’s hard to justify […]


Richard Widmark (Clint Reed), Paul Douglas (Tom Warren), Barbara Bel Geddes (Nancy Reed), Jack Palance (Blackie). Screenplay by Richard Murphy. Directed by Elia Kazan. Running time: 96 minutes.  Panic In The Streets is a little like Shutter Island: a top draw director taking the break he is entitled to, making a B-movie genre piece for the […]