Posts by Johnny Restall

Why I love Angela Lansbury’s performance in The Manchurian Candidate

By Johnny Restall

Lansbury sparkles as the machiavellian Eleanor Iselin in John Frankenheimer’s classic political neo-noir.

40 years on, Southern Comfort remains a punishing study of male violence

By Johnny Restall

Released in 1981, Walter Hill’s backwater thriller is at once a celebration and a critique of masculinity in crisis.

Two-Lane Blacktop at 50 – Adrift on an asphalt ocean

By Johnny Restall

Monte Hellman’s cult road movie remains the perfect encapsulation of ’60s ennui and life on America’s margins.

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