Tag: Joseph Losey

The Criminal | 1960 | Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker

This exceptional British crime drama opens itself up to influences from other shores, to America for its attempt at noirish morality tale, and Europe to paint its hero as an existential loner. Stanley Baker is wonderfully intense in the lead role, a...

Blind Date | 1959 | Hardy Krüger, Stanley Baker,

A strangely unfulfilling mystery yarn from Losey, with Krueger as the painter who is framed for the murder of his girlfriend and has to prove his innocence when the cops come calling. One of those films that starts out well, opting wisely for...

Accident | 1967 | Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker

The second of Joseph Losey’s collaborations with playwright Harold Pinter (between The Servant and The Go-between) is, like the other two pictures, a keen analysis of the English class structure. However, Pinter’s oblique dialogue here...

X: The Unknown | Hammer 1956 | Dean Jagger, Leo McKern

When troops practice locating fallout in a remote Scottish quarry, an apparently bottomless fissure opens in the Earth, critically injuring a soldier with radioactive burns. As radioactive goo oozes forth, destroying everyone in its path, scientist...

Go-Between, The | 1971 | Julie Christie, Alan Bates

This bittersweet romantic drama, equal parts love story and reflection on British class differences, stars Michael Redgrave as a middle-aged man in reverie of his youth on a country estate. Flashing back to a chapter from his past, aging bachelor...

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