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.