Dressed to Kill

Ah, the last from my Michael Caine marathon list. Angie Dickinson plays a doe-eyed desperate housewife. She is brutally murdered in an elevator after having casual sex with a stranger. The crime is witnessed by a high end prostitute named Liz (Nancy Allen) who catches the killer with the help of Peter (Angie’s science whiz […]

Michael Caine in Sleuth(s)

Sleuth, 1972 Milo Tindle (Michael Caine) is in love with Maguerite, wife of older, wealthy Andrew Wyke (Laurence Olivier). The two men meet at Andrew’s gaudy mansion (complete with hedge maze!) to discuss their situation. They end up playing a ‘game’ where they take turns humiliating and scaring the shit out of one another. This […]

Michael Caine Movie Marathon, part 1

Around Christmas, I decided to watch a bunch of Michael Caine movies. He kept sneaking into conversation and I grew curious about his earlier films. Jeremy, Nate, and Dean have been real troopers and caught most of these with me. We’re near the end of our selective little list now, just Sleuth and Dressed to […]