Tag Archives: film noir

Film Series: Touch of Evil

1958. USA. Dir: Orson Welles. With Charlton Heston. 111 min. 35mm print.

When a bomb goes o on the U.S. side of the Mexican border, the case becomes the obsession of Welles’ corpulent cor- rupt cop and the border agent who failed to stop it (Heston, lamentably cast as Mexican). is vicious tale of intrigue and suspense is one of the last great examples of classic film noir – do not miss the famously virtuosic opening shot.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

Film Series: The Hitch Hiker

1953. USA. Dir: Ida Lupino. Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy. 71 min.

“There’s Death in his upraised thumb!”

Two men on a fishing trip pick up a mysterious hitcher only to find themselves at the mercy of a sadistic fugitive. Lupino, a female pioneer in the world of film noir, builds an atmosphere of dread that will make you feel claustrophobic despite the sprawling desert scenery

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free