Fernando di Leo’s 1975 Italian crime thriller reworks the premise of Kurosawa’s ‘High and Low’ as a brutal portrait of class, power, and vengeance.
Tag: James Mason
‘Pandora and the Flying Dutchman’ – James Mason and Ava Gardner on MUBI
Leaving soon: ‘Caught’ – Cinderella noir on Criterion Channel
James Mason in ‘5 Fingers’ on Criterion Channel
‘North by Northwest’ – Alfred Hitchcock at his breeziest on HBO Max
The original ‘The Wicked Lady’ on VOD
Wicked is the operative term in The Wicked Lady (1945), an outsized, overwrought, gleefully excessive Gothic-pulp melodrama and the famous and most successful film made by the British studio Gainsborough. Margaret Lockwood takes title billing as the dark-hearted friend to the very model of generosity (played by Patricia Roc) and she begins the film by […]