Tag: Michael Caine

Andre De Toth’s Nihilistic Diptych: Play Dirty (1969) + El Condor (1970)

Andre De Toth’s Nihilistic Diptych: Play Dirty (1969) + El Condor (1970)

January 8, 2018 | By

Underrated director Andre De Toth’s last two films are spotlighted: the nihilistic Play Dirty (1969) on Blu from Twilight Time + El Condor (1970) on DVD from Warner Archives.

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BR: Play Dirty (1969)

BR: Play Dirty (1969)

January 8, 2018 | By

A key reason why Andre De Toth’s last film as director remained an obscurity on home video is the film’s stark cynical tone and ultimately nihilistic finale which must have had UA executives wondering how to market a movie where the punchline is essentially Life is Shit…

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Twilight Time Goes to War, Part 3: Salvador, plus The Honorary Consul

Twilight Time Goes to War, Part 3: Salvador, plus The Honorary Consul

November 14, 2014 | By

Reviews of Twilight Time’s crisp Blu-ray of Oliver Stone’s Oscar-Nominated Salvador (1986) + Graham Greene’s The Honorary Consul / aka Beyond the Limit (1983) on, er, Betamax.

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