Scott Everid

Scott Everid

My true pleasure with cinema is finding those gems left undiscovered especially Film Noir & Westerns.

Favorite films

  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  • Two-Lane Blacktop

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  • Devil in a Blue Dress

    ★★★★★

  • The Window

    ★★★★★

  • Kansas City Confidential

    ★★★★★

  • The Hitch-Hiker

    ★★★★

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  • Devil in a Blue Dress

    Devil in a Blue Dress

    ★★★★★

    One of the many things I love about this is Denzel Washingtons subtle but concise movie star performance of Easy Rawlings he brings real heart & depth to his PI and it's not your typical private eye it's a becomeing of one it's not played in the Bogart mode here he gets nervous, frightened, Hurt, I love that he owns his own house and he starts doing this because he needs to pay his mortgage & bill's, man that's a great touch…

  • The Window

    The Window

    ★★★★★

    The second b-noir that really wowed me, as with the other ones I've been watching lately they tell very simple story's not very heavy on the metaphors like more of the well regard noirs of the period this one in particular makes up for that with its deep focus shadowy black and white cinematography complete with its gritty location work stustainble tension and the sweaty evocative hot summer nights completely insync with Bobby Driscoll's Tommys wild imagination it's a rather…

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  • Ride Lonesome

    Ride Lonesome

    ★★★★★

    Of the Ranown westerns made by Boetticher this is my favourite for the low budget effectiveness, the Cinemascope shots are beautifully huanting giving the film epic compositions while at same time making it feel small and intimate. The opening is one of the best in any western, when watching it this time I noticed just after the credits end Randolph Scott's character coming in to focus near those bizzare rock formations almost predatory in his body movements I hadn't noticed…

  • Prince of the City

    Prince of the City

    ★★★★★

    Princes of the city is how detective Daniel Ciello describes himself and his unit they walk on water they give drugs to street informants for information they take bribes in return they live well till Ciello has a crisis of consequences from that we follow this character as he goes from walking on water to literally drowning underneath it. Treat Williams as Daniel Ciello in a demanding and grueling performance it's one that I've read some critics where a little…