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“The Killing” Comes to the Big Screen in Portland!

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Mar 17, 2017

Tonight is opening night for the Portland edition of I Wake Up Dreaming, the excellent film noir fest curated by Elliot Lavine for nearly thirty years in San Francisco. Seven days and nights of film noir at Cinema 21! I’m thrilled to report that one of the films shown on the fest’s final read more

Ticklish Business Episode 6: The Killing (1956)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Sep 23, 2016

This week I sit down with Jacob Haller to talk about Stanley Kubrick’s 1956 film noir, The Killing. Send suggestions, questions and comments to ticklishbiz@gmail.com. Feel free to leave me a comment on iTunes and be sure to follow Ticklish Business on Twitter, @Ticklish_Biz. NEXT WEEK: YouR read more

Video of the Week: “The Killing”

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Aug 17, 2016

Kudos to Turner Classic Movies for featuring the great James Edwards in their Summer Under the Stars showcase today, but it looks like they forgot one… Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out /  read more

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016, Sam Liu)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 1, 2016

There’s a lot to be said about Batman: The Killing Joke, both the comic book and its animated adaptation. It’s another of Alan Moore’s unintentional curses on mainstream comics; listening to his dialogue spoken… it’s clear he was hurrying through the Batman stuff. Or K read more

The Killing (1956)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on May 21, 2016

The Killing Directed by Stanley Kubrick Written by Stanley Kubrick and Jim Thompson from a novel by Lionel White 1956/USA Harris-Kubrick Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Early in his career, Kubrick had it all together. Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) has emerged from five long hard years read more

Pic of the Day: “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Nov 6, 2015

A shot of Timothy as Flo, the garrulous gangster of John Cassavetes‘ The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976), can make any day better. “There’s hope, there’s hope, there’s hope!” Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your read more

Video of the Week: Los Angeles, The City in Cinema: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes, 1978)

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Aug 26, 2015

Our video this week is a thoughtful analysis by essayist Colin Marshall of John Cassavetes‘ The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1978 director’s cut) as it relates to the city of Los Angeles itself. Timothy is briefly glimpsed in the restaurant scene in which Mort (Seymour Cassel) delivers t read more

Video of the Week: “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie”

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 27, 2015

Here’s another one from the archives. It’s John Cassavetes‘ enigmatic The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) in its entirety. It features one of Timothy’s most memorable performances as Flo, the intriguing mix of glad-handing bonhomie and brute force behind a rather mediocre read more

Pic of the Day: “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 18, 2015

Today we need to take another look at the handsome mug of Flo, the garrulous torpedo of John Cassavetes‘ The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). Here he reminds an off-screen Cosmo (Ben Gazzara) that $23,000 is a lot of money. Taking up the foreground on the right side of the pic is Robert Phi read more

Videos of the Week: “The Killing” and “Crime Wave”

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 6, 2015

To celebrate today’s broadcast of The Killing (1956) and Crime Wave (1954) on Turner Classic Movies, as part of their tribute to Star of the Month Sterling Hayden, we are featuring two videos this week that come from both of those films. First up is Timothy’s pivotal scene from The Killi read more

Pic of the Day: “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Oct 24, 2014

We’ll be closing out the week by taking another look at Flo, the enigmatic muscle behind a gang of mediocre Hollywood gangsters in John Cassavetes‘ The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). In a film full of great close-ups, this is one of the best. Ara Corbett tells us in the Filmfax art read more

The Killing (1956) – Updated

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 2, 2014

Stanley Kubrick is one of the most acclaimed directors of all time, and The Killing is his first great film. The main focus of the action takes place at a racetrack, but a great deal of the story occurs in other places before and after the job is pulled.  Recently released Johnny (Sterling Hayden) read more

Review: The Killing (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 2, 2014

Stanley Kubrick is one of the most acclaimed directors of all time, and The Killing is his first great film. The main focus of the action takes place at a racetrack, but a great deal of the story occurs in other places before and after the job is pulled.  Recently released Johnny (Sterling Hayden) read more

Review: The Killing (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 2, 2014

Stanley Kubrick is one of the most acclaimed directors of all time, and The Killing is his first great film. The main focus of the action takes place at a racetrack, but a great deal of the story occurs in other places before and after the job is pulled.  Recently released Johnny (Sterling Hayden) read more

Criterion: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (long version)

Criterion Blues Posted by Aaron West on Aug 30, 2014

Aug 30 Posted by aaronwest THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE, JOHN CASSAVETES, 1976 Criterion often packages multiple versions of a film. Often the theatrical release is cut to shreds and the longer release is the director’s cut, which is usually the better version. As a habit, I’ve usually chosen read more

Criterion: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (long version)

Criterion Blues Posted by Aaron West on Aug 30, 2014

Aug 30 Posted by aaronwest THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE, JOHN CASSAVETES, 1976 Criterion often packages multiple versions of a film. Often the theatrical release is cut to shreds and the longer release is the director’s cut, which is usually the better version. As a habit, I’ve usually chosen read more

Criterion: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (long version)

Criterion Blues Posted by Aaron West on Aug 30, 2014

Aug 30 Posted by aaronwest THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE, JOHN CASSAVETES, 1976 Criterion often packages multiple versions of a film. Often the theatrical release is cut to shreds and the longer release is the director’s cut, which is usually the better version. As a habit, I’ve usually chosen read more

Pic of the Day: “The Killing” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Aug 29, 2014

We close the week with another look at Nikki Arcane, the cool-daddyo sharpshooter of Stanley Kubrick‘s The Killing (1956). Here he is finalizing his crooked deal with Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden). If you’ve been paying close attention, you’ll know that the two-finger point was a s read more

Video of the Week: Trailers From Hell on “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie”

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jun 18, 2014

This week’s video is another in the fabulous Trailers From Hell series. This time, award-winning screenwriter Larry Karaszewski examines John Cassavetes‘ The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). Timothy is barely glimpsed in his scene at the Crazy Horse West, bathed in red light, but he&# read more

Pics of the Day: “The Killing” and “Paths of Glory” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Mar 7, 2014

Today, the fifteenth anniversary of the death of Stanley Kubrick, we pay tribute to him by revisiting the two films of his in which Timothy appears. First up is The Killing (1956), in which hipster sharpshooter Nikki Arcane assassinates a racehorse as part of an intricate racetrack robbery scheme. read more
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