High Noon (1952)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –

1) One of the most unconventional western about a man who will not let go.
2) Will Kane : A hero larger than life.
3) The direction and screenplay : roughly 85 minutes but still enough screen-time for everyone.No shallow characters.
4) “Do Not Forsake Me, My Darling”
5) Katy Jurado as Helen Ramírez

 
Cons –

 
N/A

 

Quote –

 

Helen: Kane will be a dead man in half an hour and nobody’s gonna do anything about it. And when he dies, this town dies too.

Dial M for Murder (1954)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

1) A reverse thriller with multiple plot-twists
2) Great cast especially Ray Milland as Tony Wendice
3) It’s perfect “stage” thriller.

 
Cons –

 

n/a

Quote –
“Mark Halliday: In stories things usually turn out the way the author wants them to; and in real life they don’t… always.”