Sean Connery

Gang Wars, the Prohibition Menace: Brian De Palma’s ‘The Untouchables’

  By Tim Pelan Screenwriter David Mamet came up with a Stanislavski quote to describe The Untouchables: “Tragedy is just…

6 months ago

Empire’s End: John Huston’s ‘The Man Who Would Be King’

  By Tim Pelan On the occasion of John Huston's The Man Who Would Be King screening at the Edinburgh…

2 years ago

Jeeps in the Orchard: The Logistical “Laters” of Attenborough’s ‘A Bridge Too Far’

  By Tim Pelan British war cinema is preoccupied, it seems, with stiff-upper-lipped defeat—from innumerable plucky POW features to the…

3 years ago

‘Marnie’: Hitchcock’s Controversial Exploration of Sexual Violence and the Complexity of the Human Psyche

The film that started out as a critical failure, labeled as the weakest link in the maestro's string of high-quality…

4 years ago