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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth DVD Review

1976 Director: Nicholas Roeg Script: Paul Mayersberg Cast: David Bowie, Candy Clark, Rip Torn, Buck Henry Nicholas Roeg’s deceptively elaborate tale of an extraterrestrial striving to bring water to his drought-inflicted homeworld is by far his most ponderous. A film as imaginative as it is indulgent, The Man Who Fell to Earth presents Roeg’s visual […]

Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock (1947) DVD Review

1947 Director: John Boulting Script: Graham Greene, Terence Rattigan Cast: Richard Attenborough, Hermoine Baddeley, Carol Marsh, William Hartnell, Wylie Watson Richard Attenborough became a cinema icon with his portrayal of small time gangster Pinkie, the baby-faced psychopath forced to marry naive waitress Rose (Carol Marsh) when she becomes a potential witness to his murder of […]