The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Review / Throwback Review

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

by Jacob Schaffel-Scherrer“Why don’t you pass the time by playing a little solitaire?” These seemingly innocent words are turned chilling as they are spoken to trigger the brainwashing of a United States soldier in John Frankenheimer’s neo-noir/political thriller, The Manchurian Candidate. Released in 1962, the film follows Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey), a Korean War veteran … Continue reading