Adrian Scott

Adrian Scott

Adrian Scott Quick Links

Film RSS

Murder, My Sweet Review


Good
Dick Powell stars as Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in this oft-considered-classic film noir, based on Chandler's Farewell, My Lovely. Unfortunately, too many arbitrary plot twists and turns serve merely to complicate matters without much reason. Ultimately the movie doesn't make a lot of sense, nor does it build up much suspense along the way.

Crossfire Review


Good
Wildly overrated, Crossfire was nominated for Best Picture in its day with its presumably scandalous look at a murder carried out because its victim was Jewish and the murderer was a G.I. back from World War II, looking for kicks -- and if it rubs out a Jew, well, all the better.

Religious intolerance wasn't a new idea in the movies of the 1940s, but for some reason Crossfire has been singled out as making something unique out of this tale. I'm baffled as to why: Today the movie seems pat, with a curious setup but a drawn-out hour of investigation that looks like a schoolyard game of C.S.I. by today's standards.

Continue reading: Crossfire Review

Adrian Scott

Adrian Scott Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Filmmaker


Advertisement
Vin Diesel Needed To Play A 'Very Happy' Character After Furious 7

Vin Diesel Needed To Play A 'Very Happy' Character After Furious 7

The actor had an important goal after Paul Walker's death.

U2 Are Delaying Their New Album's Release Because Of Donald Trump

U2 Are Delaying Their New Album's Release Because Of Donald Trump

Trump's unexpected presidential election victory has caused U2 to re-think a number of their songs for their upcoming 14th album, they say.

Advertisement

Adrian Scott Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.