GUN CRAZY (1950)

(HBO MAX/VOD) Undersung misfit noir that directly inspired and influenced the major French New Wave directors, and you most certainly wouldn’t have BONNIE & CLYDE without it.

Filmed in a vivid cinéma vérité style, it’s a surprisingly complex character piece, while still managing to be a satisfying caper. The heist scene ( is one that will feel familiar, simply because so many filmmakers have cribbed from it, Scorsese in particular.