French critics famously voted the film the best ever made in that country. In truth, it’s better than that. Les Enfants Du Paradis..
As English as Schnitzel, but with Graham Greene, Carol Reed and Trevor Howard, it’s a fascinating allegory of Brits abroad in a rapidly..
Some like it hot; others prefer it straight from the bottle. The usually wry Wilder’s acid diary of alcoholism is too-rye-ay. The..
Double the risk, double the reward. Wilder gambled on darkness, but made it so clean and crisp that “noir” has never been so..
To make a British film this wise, romantic and technically innovative is remarkable enough…but to make it in wartime is astounding. The..