Movies

Criterion is in a PANIQUE!

Don’t be fooled by the fact that Patrice Leconte’s Monsieur Hire (1989) ends tragically. Despite an ending that guarantees the triumph of justice and the punishment of evil, Julien Duvivier’s Panique—the earlier French adaptation of […]

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The Killers X 2

“The door of Henry’s lunch-room opened and two men came in. They sat down at the counter.” So begins Ernest Hemingway’s 1927 short story “The Killers,” which begat two feature length films, an innumerable amount […]