Ealing Studios

I recently got to see the final film produced by Ealing Studios, The Siege of Pinchgut (1959), a tense hostage drama made far from the cozy English countryside and villages the studio is often associated with. Directed and co-written by Harry Watt, starring an American (Aldo Ray) and shot on location in Australia, it seems […]

Blasts from the past

Criterion Blu-ray review: Jan Troell’s The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972)

Aleksandr Ptushko’s epic fantasies

Criterion Blu-ray review: Carol Reed’s Odd Man Out (1947)

Recent Documentary Viewing, Part 2

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