The Big Heat


Dir. Fritz Lang (1953) The best of Lang’s noirs is relentlessly brutal: Who can ever forget mob thug Lee Marvin throwing a pot of scalding-hot coffee at moll Gloria Grahame’s pretty face? Even the good guy—Glenn Ford’s righteous cop—erupts into and invites horrific violence.

Wed., June 6, 1:30 p.m.; Thu., June 7, 1:30 p.m.; Fri., June 8, 1:30 p.m., 2012

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