Decoy aka Policewoman Decoy

Unsung actress Beverly Garland becomes TV’s first lady cop, in what’s claimed to be the first TV show filmed on the streets of New York City. This one-season wonder from 1957 has vintage locations, ...

Wild in the Streets

Shelley Winters, Christopher Jones and Diane Varsi star in American-International's most successful 'youth rebellion' epic -- a political sci-fi satire about a rock star whose opportunistic political ...

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Otto Preminger looks at police corruption and comes up with a classy noir starring Dana Andrews as a rogue cop and Gene Tierney as the woman whose father he accidentally frames for murder. With Karl ...

‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’ reveals shades of noir’s bittersweet side

Where the Sidewalk Ends Written by Ben Hecht Directed by Otto Preminger USA, 1950 To those paying attention, film history teaches that groups of like-minded artists enjoy working together. The ...

On TCM: Larger Than Life Douglas Turns 97 Next December

Kirk Douglas movies: The Theater of Larger Than Life Performances Kirk Douglas, a three-time Best Actor Academy Award nominee and one of the top Hollywood stars of the ’50s, is Turner Classic Movies’ ...

‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ is, at best, a tolerable though unfunny diversion

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Written by Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley Directed by Don Scardino USA, 2013 A high concept comedy of the kind Will Ferrell has most been associated ...

Walter Hill to Direct What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Remake

Walter Hill to Direct What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Remake Walter Hill has signed on to develop and direct a remake of the 1962 classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? with The Aldrich Company. The original classic starred Bette Davis as Jane Hudson, a ...

‘Just One Last Thing’ – A Personal Appreciation of Peter Falk

In The Kingdom Of The Blind … Back in the seventies, my grandad used to love watching Columbo. He loved the way he missed nothing and always managed to get the suspect to tie themselves in knots. ...

Six to Watch: TV detectives

Idris Elba explodes onto screen as Luther tonight – but which other great telly-detectives does he follow? And can he match them? Idris Elba's Luther might not have a great deal in common with Miss ...