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Archive for September, 2015

‘Rififi’ – Film-noir Heist Flick All Filmmakers and Everyone Else Should Watch

(Originally published on Blogcritics.org) The 1955 film Rififi should be seen and studied by every screenwriter and filmmaker. It is a near-perfect example of a heist flick, and a master class in how to structure a story Hollywood style. Ironically, the movie was created by filmmaker Jules Dassin, a man exiled from Hollywood. The film has been remastered […]

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