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Category Archives: John Huston

Movie : Chinatown

Private detective Jake Gittes is hired by a Mrs. Mulwray to tail her husband.  She suspects him of cheating on her.  Jake takes the job and gets the goods on … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 20 Comments

Movie : Fat City

  Film opens up with shots of the rougher parts of Stockton California.  Skid row.  We end up in a hotel flop with a man lying on a bed in … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 7 Comments

Movie : The African Queen

A church service is going on in the middle of the African jungle.  The congregation is made up of  natives except the two white missionaries.  We hear a steam whistle … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 15 Comments

Movie Scene : Chinatown – Forget it Jake it’s Chinatown

Shit hits the fan in Chinatown.  Evelyn Mulwray is trying to get away with her daughter, Catherine with Jake Gittes’ help.  Problem is things start happening too fast and Jake … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Movie Scene : Wise Blood – This is a good car!

Hazel is driving down the road in his beat- up old car.  The thing shouldn’t be on the road.  He’s pulled over by a cop who soon figures out that … Continue reading

December 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Movie: The Maltese Falcon

Babyhead is going to keep this short and sweet. Lots to like.  The look, the feel, the dialogue.  The characters. Spade, Cairo, Gutman, O’Shauhnessy, Wilmer, Effie.  Huston’s direction and screenplay. … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Movie Scene: Fat City -Dinner Time

Tully’s getting dinner ready for him and Oma. She’s half drunk, lying on the bed.  Tully’s banging around their flop, cleaning up, cooking dinner. He finds out that Oma had … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Movie Scene: Key Largo – Sings for a Drink

  “One thing I can’t stand is a dame that’s drunk”.  Opening line of a fantastic scene. Johnny’s gal needs and wants a drink.  So if she sings, he’ll give … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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