Tag Archives: Crime

Kim

Kim is the sort of hardboiled detective story that the pulp paperback industry could produce in its sleep, peppered with enough fist-fights, shoot-outs, and sex to keep the slim volume well-packed.

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I Spit On Your Grave

Adaptations of books have a history of being derided by the author, but few are as dramatic an example as J’irai cracher sur vos tombes. Minutes into the premiere screening, the author dropped dead.

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Bullitt

These days, Bullitt‘s reputation is built almost entirely on the exhilarating eleven-minute car chase. Even people who have never seen the movie have seen or heard about that scene.

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Gangs of Wasseypur

Gangs of Wasseypur is a bloody, sprawling, mutli-generation gangland epic about warring factions in a grungy industrial town, which explores the cyclical and futile nature of violence and vengeance.

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Bloody Tie

Bloody Tie sports all the polish and big budget precision typical of Korean action films but combines it with a frenetic, almost anarchic approach that makes the entire thing feel like it’s totally bonkers.

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