An unflattering portrait of Erle Stanley Gardner’s titular character who is reinvented as a private investigator with limited screen appeal.
A lavish neo-noir that despite solid performances is ultimately too long and feels like a poor remake of ‘Chinatown’.
In her latest classic film review for TheaterByte Marialena visits the sweltering Florida heat this 1981 neo-noir crime/drama from Lawrence Kasdan
One of many David Lynch masterpieces, ‘Blue Velvet’ seethes with sexuality and mystery while it plays like an odd drug-induced dream.
A dark neo-noir that has a decent cast but comes up short in the script and direction departments