The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

Review: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

Director: Joseph Sargent

Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, Earl Hindman,

Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
Robert Shaw
Robert Shaw
Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
Hector Elizondo
Hector Elizondo
Earl Hindman
Earl Hindman

Plot: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

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Viewing notes, March 2017: Part One

Viewing notes, March 2017: Part One

A round-up of recent Blu-ray viewing, with some classics, an occasional dud, and a few old […]

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Walter Matthau, man of action?

Walter Matthau, man of action?

The series of ten Martin Beck novels written by Swedish husband and wife Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowall between 1965 and 1975 are not entirely conventional mysteries. They are police procedurals which focus on the tedious sifting of facts and clues […]

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