Tag Archives: David Mamet

The Winslow Boy - * * * 1/2*

David Mamet directs his adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play based on the real-life story about a naval cadet who is accused of stealing a 5 shilling postal note, and the dire consequences extracted from the family who beleives him. Nigel … Continue reading

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The Spanish Prisoner - * * * 1/2*

Don’t look for a Spanish prisoner in David Mamet’s new film, The Spanish Prisoner. There isn’t one…but, that’s the point. In this intricate thriller, nothing is quite as it seems…or is it? Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) thinks he’s on the … Continue reading

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American Buffalo - * * 1/2*

Talkative adaptation of David Mamet’s play. Don (Dennis Franz) is the owner of a small time junk/pawn shop. Together with his chatty friend Teach (Dustin Hoffman), he plots a petty crime: to steal a possibly valuable coin collection. Teach is … Continue reading

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