Though Miklitsch's book is comprehensive, it is a testament to the richness of his topic that many more films and sequences (the jukebox scene at the end of The Asphalt Jungle
is one example) remain to be analyzed similarly.
Heist films come in two flavors: films noirs like The Asphalt Jungle
and Dog Day Afternoon in which the well-laid plans of a crew of thieves unravel and implode, and cunning capers like To Catch a Thief and The Thomas Crown Affair in which a clever thief outwits both the cops and the audience.
Take up with this Impala and you'll be a leader among the wildlife in the asphalt jungle
By doing so, we are blissfully transported, if only in our minds, to a place far more verdant and bucolic than the asphalt jungle
that surrounds us.
KICK OUT ROCKIN', clockin' rhythms that never stop
He made his film debut in The Asphalt Jungle
in 1950, but his most prominent role was in the 1960's The Magnificent Seven, starring with Brynner, Steve McQueen and James Coburn.
While Chino buys into buys into the glamour of American pop culture, Between Friends resists doing so by the way it plays of the genre's conventions as developed in such earlier American caper films as John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle
(1950) and Stanley Kubrick's The Killing (1956).
Returning to his birthplace also provided O'Neal with an opportunity to quietly reflect on the path his life has taken over the last half-century--from the dusty roads of the small Southern hamlet to the asphalt jungle
of the Big Apple.
It's truly an oasis out of the asphalt jungle
," says Charles Hagedorn, a 27-year club veteran and owner of eight New York area papers.
PHILADELPHIA -- A vacant lot in the center of the asphalt jungle
has suddenly gone green.
American actress, singer and model Monroe made it big in Hollywood with her performances in The Asphalt Jungle
and All About Eve .
A half-dozen of his 40 feature films were considered classics, including The Asphalt Jungle
, Prizzi's Honor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Key Largo.
The Asphalt Jungle
is the movie that set the standard for others to follow, as a mixed gang of crooks plan their robbery, carry it out then fall apart in a mess of betrayal.
ARG Holdings is comprised of: Asphalt Jungle
Murder My Sweet,'' ``Gun Crazy,'' ``The Asphalt Jungle
,'' ``The Set Up'' and ``Out of the Past'' make up a fine group of tough guys and molls.