Part of the American New Wave Series Chinatown (1974) is easily one of the five best films of the American New Wave. There’s something very special about a movie that makes you want to watch it over and over so you can find more depth to the story. It captures your interest and never lets… Continue reading Chinatown
Tag: John Huston
Highly influential and accomplished American film director between 1941 and 1986. Also acted on occasion. Son of Walter Huston, father of Anjelica Huston.
The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon (1941) was the nothing short of astonishing directorial debut of John Huston. He meticulously planned it shot for shot while writing the screenplay, incorporating the notes directly onto the page along with sketches of each shot. By doing the work first, Huston was able to fine tune and improve on much of… Continue reading The Maltese Falcon