High Noon

High Noon US (1952) Dir. Fred Zinnemann I must open with the confession that I am not a big fan of westerns. Never have been really but when High Noon, considered by many to be the definitive western, appeared on TV the other day I finally relented and crossed this seminal opus from my “to … Continue reading High Noon

Cloak And Dagger

Cloak And Dagger US (1946) Dir. Fritz Lang Having felt forced out of his native Germany by the Nazi’s in the early 1930’s the legendary Fritz Lang managed to rein in any overt anti-Nazi sentiment in this World War II spy thriller, but isn’t shy in hiding his feelings about them either. Near the end … Continue reading Cloak And Dagger