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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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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, Whiplash, and Interstellar. 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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Film Movement – Year 12 Film 6: Manuel Martín Cuenca’s “Cannibal”

Cannibal5Carlos is a very unusual man, though outwardly appearances wouldn’t suggest otherwise. By day looks like your typical well-groomed, mild mannered tailor (picture the spokesman for Mens Warehouse). Come night time though, when his freezer supply of human flesh starts dwindling, he becomes a well-groomed and mild mannered psychopath. Read More…

Film Movement – Year 12 Film 5: Diane Kurys’ “For a Woman” featuring Sylvain Bressollette’s “Le ballon de rouge”

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Forget about the film featured on the front packaging (my apologies to Diane Kury and her well intended romantic/quasi-mysterious For a Woman), but let’s face it, the real gem of this Film Movement DVD lies in the excellent bonus feature, Sylvain Bressollette‘s short film ‘Le ballon de rouge‘.
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Nine More Nights of Argento #5 – “Sleepless” (2000)

sleepless6bigLast 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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