Tag: Nunnally Johnson

BR: Night People (1954)

BR: Night People (1954)

October 18, 2017 | By

After years as an experienced writer-producer at Twentieth Century-Fox, screenwriter Nunnally Johnson made his first film as director with this virginal Cold War espionage thriller set in postwar Berlin…

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BR: World of Henry Orient, The (1964)

BR: World of Henry Orient, The (1964)

August 26, 2015 | By

George Roy Hill directed a mere 14 feature films between 1962-1988, and yet as film historian Julie Kirgo points out in the Blu-ray’s lively and personable commentary track, he’s largely unknown to many film fans, partly because his work doesn’t bear a specific visual imprimatur or share overtly recurring themes…

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BR: Flaming Star (1960)

BR: Flaming Star (1960)

April 2, 2015 | By

Reportedly regarded by critics as a dud upon its original release, Flaming Star is a genuine oddity within Elvis Presley’s 21 film C.V., and in the eyes of some fans and critical supporters, it’s matured into a unique western that avoids certain dreary genre clichés and familiar characterizations…

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