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18 Nights of Dario Argento Films (1970 – 2012)

Thanks to our residential expert on all-things-Dario Argento we now have a trustworthy place to visit in order to weed out the good Argento films from the awful ones. Writer, ...

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7 Lesser-Known San Francisco Films

I recently wrote an article for the magazine 7×7 on some lesser-known classic films that San Francisco has to offer. (The article could be read in full by clicking anywhere ...

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Check out Jason Boyce’s Latest Documentary “Ferguson: No Justice, No Peace”

“On August 9th, Mike Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson. This documentary follows the next few days as protests grip the town ...

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David Ayer’s “Fury”

fury-movie-screenshot-016-1500x1000“The Fury!!!” Remember that guy on Metal Gear Solid who was a walking fire tank, well that was more entertaining than this movie. To put it real simply: I was faced with danger and my life was on the balance but in this movie… not so much.

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Film Movement – Year 12 Film 9: Valeria Sarmiento’s “Lines of Wellington”

Les Lignes de Wellington-War is boring, and beef wellington sounds mouthwatering delicious. Not sure if any of those conclusions were what these filmmakers had in mind (probably not), but those are the only slightly positive aspects I could pull from this way too long of a stuffy mini series turned feature-length slogfest. Read More…

Tommy Lee Jones’ “The Homesman”

the_homesman_1_jones_swankThis has got to be one of the most brutal movies I’ve seen all year. Not just brutal for violence sake we have all become accustomed to but the inner turmoil of women in the 1800’s that is on full display. Diving into the mind of what makes a person crazy in this patriarchal society, The Homesman allows for a pure archetype of manliness and stooping display of old world gentleness, at least as much as the harsh cold reality of being plain and desolate will allow. Read More…

Film Briefs: Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” and Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash”

channing_tatum_steve_carell_foxcatcher-618x400Film Briefs is our way of giving our opinions on films we might not necessarily have the time to review in full. This is a column where we sum up our feelings about movies currently playing in theatres and throw ‘em up just to give you an idea of what’s out there. Follow the jump to see briefs for Foxcatcher, and Whiplash. Read More…

Nine More Nights of Argento #9 – “Dracula 3D” (2012)

dracLast October, I saw the first nine films directed by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento. With the spooky season upon us again, I’ve decided to check out the back-half of Argento’s filmography, from 1990’s George A. Romero team-up Two Evil Eyes to 2012’s notorious flop Dracula 3D.

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Nine More Nights of Argento #8 – “Giallo” (2009)

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Last October, I saw the first nine films directed by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento. With the spooky season upon us again, I’ve decided to check out the back-half of Argento’s filmography, from 1990’s George A. Romero team-up Two Evil Eyes to 2012’s notorious flop Dracula 3D.

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Nine More Nights of Argento #7 – “The Mother of Tears” (2007)

MATERLast October, I saw the first nine films directed by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento. With the spooky season upon us again, I’ve decided to check out the back-half of Argento’s filmography, from 1990’s George A. Romero team-up Two Evil Eyes to 2012’s notorious flop Dracula 3D.

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Nine More Nights of Argento #6 – “The Card Player” (2004)

cardLast October, I saw the first nine films directed by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento. With the spooky season upon us again, I’ve decided to check out the back-half of Argento’s filmography, from 1990’s George A. Romero team-up Two Evil Eyes to 2012’s notorious flop Dracula 3D.

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All Things October: John McTiernan’s “The Hunt for Red October”

polowanie_na_czerwony_pazdziernik_3Come the last two weeks of each month I’ll try to watch as many films as I can that contain the name of the month somewhere within its title. It’s October, so let’s start things off with director John “the Predator (1987) AKA Mr. Die Hard (1988)” McTiernan‘s 1990 film, The Hunt for Red October.
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