Jim Thompson’s After Dark, My Sweet

James Foley’s 1990 adaptation of Thompson’s novel begins as only the best noirs do: a handsome drifter arrives in town with dubious motives and immediately makes the acquaintance of a woman with sinister plans of her own.

A Death in the Family

James Grey’s debut feature Little Odessa (1994) is a grim family drama set in the Brighton Beach underworld. Starring Tim Roth and Edward Furlong with Maximilian Schell and Vanessa Redgrave costarring.

Tuesday and Tony: Borderline Personalities

By the late 1960s Tuesday Weld and Tony Perkins were a couple of young actors tired of the Hollywood grind. They co-starred in two films during this turbulent period: Pretty Poison (1968) and Play It As It Lays (1972).