This Is America

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This Is America

Postby $P.Muff$ » 09 Nov 2018, 03:38

From the always subtle Sam Fuller:



The James Baldwin bio I'm reading coupled with current events reminded me of this scene.

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Re: This Is America

Postby driftin » 20 Nov 2018, 18:31

I love Shock Corridor and The Naked Kiss, really vibrant and pulpy stuff. I've never seen any of his others though. Any recommendations?

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Re: This Is America

Postby $P.Muff$ » 20 Nov 2018, 21:08

driftin wrote:Any recommendations?


Absolutely.

A Korean War / Gene Evans two-fer:

The Steel Helmet & Fixed Bayonets!

I prefer the latter of those, though I'm not sure about DVD availability. I've only seen it on TV.

Park Row is his ode to the Newspaper business and worth checking out.

Pickup on South Street - a spy drama with the always badass Richard Widmark.

Another I've only seen on TV is the crime drama Underworld U.S.A.

One that is readily available is White Dog.

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Re: This Is America

Postby Rayge » 20 Nov 2018, 21:13

$P.Muff$ wrote:
driftin wrote:Any recommendations?


Absolutely.

A Korean War / Gene Evans two-fer:

The Steel Helmet & Fixed Bayonets!

I prefer the latter of those, though I'm not sure about DVD availability. I've only seen it on TV.

Park Row is his ode to the Newspaper business and worth checking out.

Pickup on South Street - a spy drama with the always badass Richard Widmark.

Another I've only seen on TV is the crime drama Underworld U.S.A.

One that is readily available is White Dog.


Haven't seen the war movies, but can heartily endorse Pick-up and Park Row.
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Re: This Is America

Postby driftin » 21 Nov 2018, 18:58

$P.Muff$ wrote:
driftin wrote:Any recommendations?


Absolutely.

A Korean War / Gene Evans two-fer:

The Steel Helmet & Fixed Bayonets!

I prefer the latter of those, though I'm not sure about DVD availability. I've only seen it on TV.

Park Row is his ode to the Newspaper business and worth checking out.

Pickup on South Street - a spy drama with the always badass Richard Widmark.

Another I've only seen on TV is the crime drama Underworld U.S.A.

One that is readily available is White Dog.

Ah yes, White Dog is one I've wanted to see for years. I'll start with that one and then go from there. Cheers!

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Re: This Is America

Postby Matt Wilson » 01 Dec 2018, 14:56

Congratulations, $P.Muff$, whenever I review a Fuller film here, nobody says shit. You actually got a few responses!
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Re: This Is America

Postby $P.Muff$ » 01 Dec 2018, 23:34

Matt Wilson wrote:Congratulations, $P.Muff$, whenever I review a Fuller film here, nobody says shit. You actually got a few responses!


Apparently the trick is putting in the least amount of effort possible.

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Re: This Is America

Postby Matt Wilson » 02 Dec 2018, 00:42

I think I live my life by that credo.
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Re: This Is America

Postby $P.Muff$ » 02 Dec 2018, 03:05

Any Fuller favorites you'd like to mention here?

I've seen several others - 'Baron of Arizona' & 'I Shot Jesse James' (the latter is excellent) and parts of 'House of Bamboo' with Robert Ryan. Never have made it all the way through 'The Big Red One' though I probably should.

I'd like to see 'Thieves After Dark' most of all.