EFC II #230 – Pickup on South Street (1953)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#230 – Pickup on South Street (1953)
Dir. Samuel Fuller
Starring: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye, Richard Kiley

The two hundred and thirtieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Samuel Fuller’s smouldering film noir spy movie, Pickup on South Street.

Recorded in March 2018.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: I think it is, for an eighty minute movie, it packs in a lot of great moments in an intriguing film noir arena.

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EFC II #229 – The French Connection (1971)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#229 – The French Connection (1971)
Dir. William Friedkin
Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Eddie Egan

The two hundred and twenty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, William Friedkin’s gritty 70s cop thriller, The French Connection.

Recorded in March 2018.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a top notch, gritty cop film with one of the best chase sequences of all time.