The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three ★★★ 1974 (R)
A hijack team, lead by the ruthless Shaw, seizes a NYC subway car and holds the 17 passengers for $1 million ransom. Fine pacing keeps things on the edge. New cinematic techniques used by cameraman Owen Roizman defines shadowy areas like never before. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Robert Shaw, Walter Matthau, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, James Broderick, Earl Hindman, Dick O'Neill, Jerry Stiller, Tony Roberts, Doris Roberts, Kenneth McMillan, Julius W. Harris, Sal Viscuso; D: Joseph Sargent; W: Peter Stone; C: Owen Roizman; M: David Shire.