THE KILLING – REVIEW BY GAVIN LAMBERT [SIGHT AND SOUND]

2020-05-18T19:20:48+01:00May 13th, 2020|CINEMA|

Now that its title has been changed from Bed of Fear (as it was called when I wrote about Stanley Kubrick’s last picture in Sight and Sound) to The Killing, one need really have no reservations at all. This shrewd, engrossing, complete-in-itself melodrama is the kind of film one had begun to think was no longer possible to make in Hollywood.

RAPINA A MANO ARMATA (THE KILLING, 1956) – di Enrico Ghezzi

2017-12-12T17:45:57+00:00December 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Sappiamo che Kubrick rifiuta un contratto della stessa casa [la United Artists] per produrre filmetti di seconda serie: non gli interessa arrivare in qualche modo a fare comunque del cinema. In parte, proprio la chiarezza con cui dal suo comportarsi si delinea l’esistenza di un progetto di cinema rende oscuro [...]

THE KILLING (1956) – Review by A.H. Weiler

2017-12-12T15:52:10+00:00December 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Though The Killing is composed of familiar ingredients and it calls for fuller explanations, it evolves as a fairly diverting melodrama.