Point Blank: A Mark Bousquet Review

An intense meditation on manhood and loneliness, POINT BLANK is a stylish thriller directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin. An adaptation of Donald Westlake’s first Parker novel, The Hunter, Marvin growls and stares and sulks his way through one of his best pictures. Walker (renamed from the novel) is tough guy criminal who’s […]

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Paint Your Wagon

1969 Paramount Pictures Directed by Joshua Logan Produced by Alan Jay Lerner Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner/ Adapted by Paddy Chayefsky Based on “Paint Your Wagon” by Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Lowe Music by Lerner & Lowe/Additional Song Composer: Andre Previn In the late 1960’s Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood were at the top of the […]

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7 Men From Now

1956 Paramount Home Entertainment Produced by Andrew V. McLaglen, Robert Morrison and John Wayne (uncredited) Directed by Budd Boetticher Screenplay and Story by Burt Kennedy Music by Henry Vars Cinematography by William H. Clothier Edited by Everett Sutherland 7 MEN FROM NOW is the kind of movie that my mother likes to call “a good […]

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