Tagged John Huston

The Other Side of the Wind (Welles, 2018)

The myth of The Other Side of the Wind has outgrown the film itself, to the point where you have to keep reminding yourself that it now exists for our consumption. Welles scholars have pored over this work with unrelenting zeal, unearthing reason after reason for why he never managed to complete it, and why no one…

The Maltese Falcon (Huston, 1941)

t’s rather a pity Sam Spade is sort of a one-off character in the pantheon of detective fiction (aside from a few minor short stories, The Maltese Falcon is the only novel he ever appeared in). I would’ve loved to see Humphrey Bogart play him again.