Movies to come back to again and again

The Silence of the Lambs - a killer classic

Five Oscars and one of the greatest thrillers ever

The Untouchables are one perfect team

Brian De Palma's crime thriller The Untouchables is perfection.

Heat will stop you in your tracks

Michael Mann's magnificent Heat is a tragic drama par excellence

The cost of violence is a masterpiece called Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood's Oscar-winning western Unforgiven is a masterpiece of violence and its consequences
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The mystery of The Third Man that never fails to thrill

Rightly termed a classic, Carol Reed's The Third Man amazes every time you watch it...

L.A. Confidential - a modern noir masterpiece

For my 100th post, it's a celebration of Curtis Hanson's thrilling noir L.A. Confidential...