Charles Taylor

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  • Fleet and breezy, Tab Hunter Confidential follows the career of the preposterously good-looking star who was Warner Bros.' number one attraction in the Fifties -- and whose movie career was all but finished by the early Sixties. Based on...

  • Pickup on South Street is the most claustrophobic American film before Psycho. Hitchcock's lament for the aridity of the modern age focused on "private traps." Sam Fuller's 1953 noir, the finest distillation of his tabloid...

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    Pickup On South Street is the most claustrophobic American film before Psycho. Hitchcock's lament for the aridity of the modern age focused on "private traps." Sam Fuller's 1953 noir, the finest distillation of his tabloid sensibility, is about pu...

  • 2 years ago

    Star presence, that distillation of charisma and sometimes glamour, lies at the heart of the movies' appeal. The star presence James Harvey evokes so richly in his new book, Watching Them Be, is never simply about physical beauty. Harvey rightly p...

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