66 – The Third Man

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 66 – The Third Man

AFI #16 – Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard 1950 Directed by Billy Wilder Netflix says... Running from debt collectors, screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles upon the crumbling mansion of former silent-film star Norma Desmond. As he begins penning a comeback screenplay for her, their professional relationship evolves into something more. Oh, good. More noir... I'm still not sure I'm a fan of … Continue reading AFI #16 – Sunset Boulevard

AFI #29 – Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity 1944 Directed by Billy Wilder Netflix says... Smitten insurance man Walter Neff plots the perfect murder with femme fatale client Phyllis Dietrichson: staging her husband's "accidental" death to collect double indemnity on his life insurance and absconding with the loot. It seems my fate to catch up on all the great film noir … Continue reading AFI #29 – Double Indemnity