THIRST emphasises the fine line between reality and fantasy, emerging as one of the most complex and sophisticated pieces of seventies vampire cinema.
The Big Nowhere #5 – Shield for Murder (dir. Edmond O’Brien and Howard W. Koch, 1954)
This week on The Big Nowhere we look at Edmond O’Brien and Howard W. Koch’s ‘bad cop’ film, SHIELD FOR MURDER.
The Big Nowhere #4 – Naked Alibi (dir. Jerry Hopper, 1954)
The trope under the microscope in this instalment of The Big Nowhere, seen through the lens of NAKED ALIBI: fleeing to Mexico.
The Big Nowhere #3 – Plunder Road (dir. Hubert Cornfield, 1957)
For this issue of The Big Nowhere we look at poverty row heist film PLUNDER ROAD.
The Big Nowhere #2 – Crashout (dir. Lewis R. Foster, 1955)
For the second instalment of THE BIG NOWHERE, Andrew Nette looks at little known prison break film CRASHOUT.
The Big Nowhere #1 – The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (dir. Lewis Milestone, 1946)
Lewis Milestone’s largely unknown THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS epitomises one key trope of the film noir: the bad town.