A handsome movie about men in hats: Miller’s Crossing

Verna: Shouldn’t you be doing your job? Tom Reagan: Intimidating helpless women is my job. Verna: Then go find one, and intimidate her. It is the writing that first grabs you as the whiskey-soaked and beautifully lit world of Miller’s Crossing takes shape on the screen. Then the interiors, particularly […]

Pete Postlethwaite, We Will Miss You

The LA Times blog has noted Pete Postlethwaite’s top 5 performances and this list is exactly the one I would have formulated. Note that Gabriel Byrne produced the first film and starred with Pete in the second film in this list (that’s the Byrne-ing connection and one of the reasons […]