Jean Peters Movie Reviews

  • Pickup on South Street - Review

    Through his career, Samuel Fuller carved a dark corner in Hollywood, writing and directing pictures that used America’s shadowy underbelly as a backdrop for sexy, romantic capers, fronted by characters with mixed-up morals. Some of his films…

    Through his career, Samuel Fuller carved a dark corner in Hollywood, writing and directing pictures that used America’s shadowy underbelly as a backdrop for sexy, romantic capers, fronted by characters with mixed-up morals. Some of his films may be deemed a little rough around the edges, too eager to shock and awe the audience into an easy state of knee-jerk praise – but there was always an exciting energy to them, one that’s undimmed by time. 1953’s Pickup on South Street is one such movie,…
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