Tag: in the style of the German Expressionists

September 29, 2014 /

A one-off by an actor who was chilly toward children and was known to be somewhat self-involved — and he created a masterpiece. Robert Mitchum as one of the scariest villains I’ve ever seen pictured with the children he helped direct: Click here, or on the picture below, for wonderful…

September 29, 2014 /

A spellbinding film and the only one Charles Laughton ever directed. It is a persistent and haunting vision of sanctimonious hypocrisy – and it reveals how any huckster, con-artist, or killer can cloak themselves in the mantle of religion and get away with mayhem… until they run into the likes…