Book vs. Movie: Brighton Rock (2010+1947)

Hey guys!
I recently stumbled upon an interesting adaptation of Brighton Rock, one of my favourite books, on late night television. It was the 1947 version in black and white! Immediately I was inspired to go for the newer take as well!


The Plot:
Pinky, far to young for the job, is the leader of Brighton gang. When they murder Fred Hale he has his hands full trying to cover everything up. Most of all he needs to take care of Rose, a young waitress who is a witness… Continue reading

Movie Mania: The Dark Valley

Austria’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar is a western movie set in the Alps. Famous British actor Sam Riley has the lead accompanied by the well-known Austrian actor Tobias Moretti.


The Plot:

A stranger named Greider arrives in a rather isolated settlement somewhere in the mountains. Continue reading