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Film Dunce: The Sting

Film Dunce: The Sting

Nathan Kamal November 1, 2011 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: Pola X

Rediscover: Pola X

Trevor Link October 31, 2011 1

Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. In Cinema 1: The Movement-Image, Gilles Deleuze writes that “certain great movements are

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Childhood Revisited: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Childhood Revisited: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Nathan Kamal October 30, 2011 0

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 them as

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Oeuvre: Fuller: China Gate

Oeuvre: Fuller: China Gate

Dan Seeger October 27, 2011 0

China Gate represented a significant new beginning for Samuel Fuller, at least when tracking his career by the release calendar rather than the production schedule. His tenure as a contracted employee of Twentieth Century

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Criminally Overrated: Crash

Criminally Overrated: Crash

Danny Djeljosevic October 26, 2011 1

In this feature our writers take down films they feel are wildly overpraised. Crash is such bullshit. No, wait – Crash has got to be the best comedy the year 2004 birthed in a

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Film Dunce: Goodfellas

Film Dunce: Goodfellas

Josh Goller October 25, 2011 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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Revisit: My Life as a Dog

Revisit: My Life as a Dog

David Harris October 24, 2011 0

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. Although director Lasse Hallström has produced a fair amount of films in the past two decades, none have been

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Childhood Revisited: Ghostbusters II

Childhood Revisited: Ghostbusters II

Danny Djeljosevic October 23, 2011 0

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 them as

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Oeuvre: Fuller: House of Bamboo

Oeuvre: Fuller: House of Bamboo

Danny Djeljosevic October 20, 2011 0

House of Bamboo is an oddity in Samuel Fuller’s quite prolific 1950s output. Shot in CinemaScope on location in Tokyo and other parts of Japan, the 1955 crime movie comes off as the lovechild

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Revisit: The Natural

Revisit: The Natural

Nathan Kamal October 17, 2011 0

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. The Natural is a film that could be described in any number of limiting ways. It’s a baseball movie.

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