Kill List is one of the most haunting, compelling, and (at moments) repellant movies to come down the pike in some time. One of its great strengths is that it keeps us guessing about just what kind of movie it is.
Viewed today, Martin Ritt’s Hud isn’t the electrifying experience that greeted audiences in 1963. Back when the social and cultural blinders of the Eisenhower years were still in place, it was an incendiary movie.
Throughout the 1950s and ‘60s, Sidney Poitier was pretty much the only African American leading man in Hollywood. With Lilies of the Field he became the first African American man to win the Oscar for best actor.