Tag Archives: Ann Savage

Substack: On Ann Savage in Detour

It’s Ann Savage’s birthday today. I wrote a big piece on Substack about her one-for-the-ages performance in Detour.

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

These women inspire, entertain, challenge, comfort, provoke, or were “there” in my formative years as an inspiration. The list is huge. Below the jump.

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Apology for Murder (1945), Kitty Foyle (1940)

Apology for Murder Directed by Sam Newfield Ann Savage made 5 movies in 1945, including the unforgettable Detour. Apology for Murder is a low-rent Postman Always Rings Twice. Only 67 minutes long, it wastes no time in … well, anything. … Continue reading

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Seen Recently: 42 (2013), Renegade Girl (1946), All of Me (1984)

42 directed by Brian Helgeland First, go read this conversation by my two pals, Odie Henderson and Steven Boone. They discuss 42. I had already been excited to see it, because I love baseball movies, and I love Harrison Ford, … Continue reading

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