A Film For Friday: The Hustler

From Wikipedia: The Hustler is a 1961 American CinemaScope drama film directed by Robert Rossen from Walter Tevis‘s 1959 novel of the same name, adapted for the screen by Rossen and Sidney Carroll. It tells the story of small-time pool hustler “Fast” Eddie Felson and his desire to break into the “major league” of professional hustling and high-stakes wagering by high-rollers that follows it. He throwsContinue reading “A Film For Friday: The Hustler”

Too Many Crooks

Too Many Crooks is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Mario Zampi. The plot concerns a bunch of inept crooks who kidnap the wife of a shady businessman, only for him to decide he doesn’t want her back.[1] It stars George Cole, Sidney James and Bernard Bresslaw as members of the gang, alongside Brenda De Banzie as the victim and Terry-Thomas as her husband.

A Film For Friday: Salient Minus Ten

SALIENT MINUS TEN is the new Sci-Fi Horror short film from award-winning filmmaker Emma Dark, and is a cerebral foray into the darker, more disturbing, side of Science Fiction. Adam Harper (Alan Austen, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back) is an average man. And on an average day he suddenly finds himselfContinue reading “A Film For Friday: Salient Minus Ten”

A Film For Friday: The Night Bell

More About “The Night Bell” : After serving in World War II as a nurse, Alice leaves her husband and begins working at a morgue under the reserved Dr. Lauchlan. However, when she glimpses the female corpses coming to life, Alice learns that the doctor has darker plans for her. “The Night Bell” Credits DirectedContinue reading “A Film For Friday: The Night Bell”

A Film For Friday: The Ghost Train

“The Ghost Train” is a 1941 British film directed by Walter Forde and was based on the 1923 play of the same name written by Arnold Ridley, who much later played Private Godfrey in Dad’s Army. The story is about hijinks and chills ensue when a group become stranded at an isolated station and aContinue reading “A Film For Friday: The Ghost Train”