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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 8, 2019

The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri) Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo Written by Franco Salinas and Gillo Pontecorvo 1966/Italy/Algiers Casbah Film/Igor Film Repeat viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Ben M’Hidi: And doesn’t it seem to you even mor read more

1001 Classic Movies: Algiers

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 29, 2016

Algiers, starring Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). August's theme coincides with TCM's Sum read more

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 5, 2015

Being rather oblivious to the relations between France and Algeria as well as the battle of Algiers, this documentary-style film proved to be an enlightening and thoroughly engaging historical exercise. I certainly can not corroborate all the facts, but the reality is, The Battle of Algiers is one o read more

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 5, 2015

Being rather oblivious to the relations between France and Algeria as well as the battle of Algiers, this documentary-style film proved to be an enlightening and thoroughly engaging historical exercise. I certainly cannot corroborate all the facts, but the reality is, The Battle of Algiers is one of read more

The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 6, 2015

The Battle of Algiers is brilliantly constructed. Director Pontecorvo deceptively frames the film–he also gives most sequences a date and time, which shows the viewer how greater events are progressing, but Pontecovro also gives multiple times in a day, which puts the viewer on edge even thou read more

Algiers (1938)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 24, 2013

Algiers Directed by Clarence Brown Written by John Howard Lawson and James M. Cain based on the novel by Henri La Barthe 1938/USA Walter Wanger Productions Repeat viewing; YouTube   This remake of Pepe Le Moko does not hold a candle to the original. This film is virtually a shot-for-shot remake read more

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