Author Archives: Richard Edwards

About Richard Edwards

Writer & Filmmaker

FILM TALK Episode #15: 12 Angry Men (1957), Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden, dir Sidney Lumet – Championed by Brian Reynolds

12 Angry Men is Sidney Lumet’s classic 1957 courtroom drama with an impressive cast that includes Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E. G. Marshall, Jack Warden and Jack Klugman. Championed for a position on our list of the 100 greatest films ever made by Brian Reynolds. Continue reading

FILM TALK Episode 14: Jaws (1975), Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfus, dir. Stephen Spielberg

Jaws (1975), starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfus and Lorraine Gary is our latest contribution to our list of the 100 greatest films ever made and is championed by regular FILM TALK contributor, Mark Priest. Continue reading

FILM TALK Episode #13: Victim (1961), Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, dir. Basil Dearden – Championed by Morris Bright

Victim is a classic 1961 British suspense film directed by Basil Dearden and starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms. Bogarde plays a successful barrister, Melville Farr, who has a thriving London practice and is on course to become a judge and is happily married to Laura, played by Sylvia Syms. Farr is approached by Jack, a working class man with whom he had a brief relationship. Farr turns him away, suspecting that he is attempting to blackmail him, but Jack has fallen victim to blackmailers himself and is desperate for help. Championed by Morris Bright. Continue reading