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Criminally Underrated: Jackie Brown

Criminally Underrated: Jackie Brown

Jake Cole January 11, 2012 3

In this feature our writers defend films they feel have not received their due. After name-checking the style in Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino made a full-on blaxploitation movie with Jackie Brown,

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Film Dunce: The Battle of Algiers

Film Dunce: The Battle of Algiers

Joe Clinkenbeard January 10, 2012 0

Film Dunce is a weekly series in which one of our writers finally succumbs to the lure of a movie that has long been a big part of our culture that they have never

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Rediscover: Identification of a Woman

Rediscover: Identification of a Woman

David Harris January 9, 2012 0

Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. By the time he reached 70 years old, one would think Michelangelo Antonioni,

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Childhood Revisited: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

Childhood Revisited: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

Trevor Link January 8, 2012 0

Childhood Revisited: What childhood movie did you love? Which scared you? And how does it play now, watching it again as an adult? In this new feature, our writers revisit the films that affected

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Criminally Underrated: Déjà Vu

Criminally Underrated: Déjà Vu

Kyle Fowle December 20, 2011 0

In this feature our writers defend films they feel have not received their due. I couldn’t help but feel a little jaded when, earlier this year, rave reviews started rolling in for Duncan Jones’

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Oeuvre: Fuller: Underworld U.S.A.

Oeuvre: Fuller: Underworld U.S.A.

Jesse Cataldo December 9, 2011 0

There’s a neat economy to most revenge films, an eventuality that assures you know exactly what you’re going to get, at least in terms of resolution. For Samuel Fuller, this pre-determined outcome, which promises

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Criminally Overrated: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Criminally Overrated: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Nathan Kamal December 7, 2011 6

In this feature our writers take down films they feel are wildly overpraised. Speaking as a true blue, dyed in the wool science fiction nerd, it may be heretical for me to claim that

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Revisit: Defending Your Life

Revisit: Defending Your Life

Jesse Cataldo December 6, 2011 0

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. It’s hard to place exactly where it happened, considering the famously long gestation period between his films, but somewhere

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Childhood Revisited: 3 Ninjas

Childhood Revisited: 3 Ninjas

Jake Cole December 4, 2011 1

Childhood Revisited: What childhood movie did you love? Which scared you? And how does it play now, watching it again as an adult? In this new feature, our writers revisit the films that affected

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Oeuvre: Fuller: The Crimson Kimono

Oeuvre: Fuller: The Crimson Kimono

Joe Clinkenbeard December 2, 2011 0

After a stripper (“Sugar Torch”) is gunned down in the street, LAPD detectives Sgt. Charlie Bancroft and Joe Kojaku (Glenn Corbett and James Shigeta) are tasked with picking her killer out from a short

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