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Paris Blues (1961, Martin Ritt)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 18, 2017

It’d be easily to blame Paris Blues’s lack of success on the screenplay. With three credited screenwriters and another with the adaptation, there’s literally not enough going on the film to keep it going for the ninety-eight minute runtime. There’s filler, whether it’s a jazz number or a scenic read more

Hud (1963, Martin Ritt)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 2, 2014

Every once in a while in Hud, it seems like Paul Newman's eponymous lead character might do something selfless. Not redemptive or nice, but selfless. It's not the point of the film and not one of its promises–it's just visible how significant it would be for Brandon De Wilde, p read more

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