Tag: the maltese falcon

No Sudden Move

Steven Soderbergh is back, baby.  Well, he’s been back for quite a while, but let me explain. After a brief hiatus that he called a retirement in 2013 following the release of Behind the Candelabra, Soderbergh quickly made his return with Logan Lucky (Ocean’s Seven-Eleven if you’re nasty), a return to the heist genre that…

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AFI Top 100: The Maltese Falcon

Each week, this column will cover one film on the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 greatest American films of all time, covering my general thoughts on the film and whether or not I think it belongs on the list. You can also see my personal ranking here. To celebrate Noirvember, I’ll be covering…

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QFF Day 3: Noirs

Bleak times call for bleak movies so today we’re enlisting the help of some classic noirs to program another festival day. Fortunately, despite mostly having fairly depressing endings, these are all some of the most comforting films to watch if you’re anything like me. So sit back, relax, and watch some chain smoking gumshoes explore…

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