The Asphalt Jungle
The King of Noirs. John Huston’s powerful adaptation of W.R. Burnett’s heist novel benefits from top-notch performances by a perfectly cast ensemble and Ben Maddow’s terrific adaptation. You can bet Kubrick saw this several times before making The Killing.
About Michael Lehmann
Michael Lehmann has directed nine feature films, including Heathers, Hudson Hawk, The Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Because I Said So. Among his numerous television directing credits are Homicide, The West Wing, The Larry Sanders Show, Big Love, Californication, American Horror Story, Dexter and True Blood. He recently wrote and directed Betas, a pilot for Amazon Studios that has been ordered to series.