Tag: Thriller

Murder! | 1930 | Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring

Alfred Hitchcock uses sound imaginatively in one of his earliest talkies, making the most of Marshall’s mellifluous voice. Marshall plays an actor-playwright on a jury who undertakes an investigation on his own when he believes the girl on...

The Clairvoyant | 1934 | Claude Rains, Fay Wray

A fraudulent psychic (Rains at his creepiest) begins to have terrifying, authentic flashes into the future. The visions, which all seem to herald impending disasters, catch up with him and he is jailed for causing one accident that he predicted. He...

The Assassination Bureau | 1969 | Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg is a British journalist who infiltrates a secret society of assassins and ends up falling for its leader, played with great relish by Oliver Reed. Basil Dearden and the cast appear to be having a splendid time, swanning around Europe and...

The Nightcomers | 1971 | Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham

In an unusual literary prequel, Michael Winner directs a speculative reconstruction suggesting what happened prior to the events told in Henry James’s novella The Turn of the Screw. Two orphaned children living in a mansion in England in the...

Get Carter 1971 Michael Caine

Get CARTER | 1971 | Michael Caine, Ian Hendry

British gangster classic starring Michael Caine as the eminently quotable, ultimately tough Jack Carter Hard to believe that a major studio felt the need to remake this British gangster classic, which ranks up there with the likes of The Long Good...

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