Feb 202014
Run Silent, Run Deep

Rating: ★★★☆☆
The story of the captain of an American submarine who disobeys orders to take revenge against the Japanese destroyer that sunk his previous submarine, it is a good movie with a remarkably tight script and very tense action scenes. Written by an ex-submariner, Run Silent, Run Deep’s greatest strength is its amazing technical detail and cramped interiors which were actually filmed on a sub loaned by the Navy. Read More…

Apr 032007
Burt Lancaster

Lancaster strived throughout his career to avoid being typecast as an action hero, so he was constantly trying to stretch his acting range further and further by experimenting with different film images, although not always with success. From Here To Eternity (1953) made him a megastar and he used his fame to gain backing for his pet projects, such as The Sweet Smell of Success (1957), which only received critical acclaim a generation later. Read More…