Talking Pictures

An Exchange of Bullets in Belfast

Revisiting Carol Reed's 1947 masterpiece Odd Man Out

by David Lehman | Thursday, July 09, 2020

Strangers and Mirrors

Orson Welles’s The Stranger (1946) and The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

by David Lehman | Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Great Movie Music

Fifteen examples that avoid the usual suspects

by David Lehman | Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Epitaph for a Genre

Crime Doesn’t Pay in The Killing

by David Lehman | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Souvenirs of War

Remembering The Best Years of Our Lives

by David Lehman | Thursday, March 05, 2020

A Matter of Pride

The enduring legacy of Gentleman’s Agreement

by David Lehman | Monday, February 10, 2020

William Holden, Model Prisoner

How the actor defined the ideal, postwar man

by David Lehman | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Shadow of Evil

by David Lehman | Tuesday, December 03, 2019
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