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FRITZ LANG: a filmmaker face to face with a real monster

If you’re making a dark crime movie, what better protagonist than Fritz Lang, the creator of the masterpiece M and a founding auteur of film noir?  Fritz Lang imagines Fritz Lang (Heino Ferch) gathering research for M by tracking and … Continue reading

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They shouldn’t have done this to John Doucette

I was watching the 1950 Western Rancho Notorious when I asked myself, “Who’s the bad guy in the pageboy?”.  Indeed, the reliable character actor John Doucette has been forced to don a platinum blonde pageboy wig to play Whitey.  When shot … Continue reading

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