Features »

Revisit: High and Low

Revisit: High and Low

Nick Hanover September 26, 2011 0

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. “I’d rather be fed the cruel truth than gentle lies.” Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low was produced in the

Read More »
Childhood Revisited: Rad

Childhood Revisited: Rad

Tom Volk September 25, 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

Read More »
Oeuvre: Fuller: Fixed Bayonets!

Oeuvre: Fuller: Fixed Bayonets!

Dan Seeger September 22, 2011 0

There’s a story about Samuel Fuller’s time at 20th Century Fox that, like most films involving the studio system days of old Hollywood, should probably be viewed with a healthy dose of skepticism, but

Read More »
Criminally Underrated: Harry and Walter Go to New York

Criminally Underrated: Harry and Walter Go to New York

Nathan Kamal September 21, 2011 0

In this feature our writers defend films they feel have not received their due. We’re all smart people here, right? Of course you are; that’s why you’re reading this. But did you know a

Read More »
Film Dunce: Boogie Nights

Film Dunce: Boogie Nights

Chris Middleman September 20, 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

Read More »
Rediscover: Secret Sunshine

Rediscover: Secret Sunshine

Lauren Westerfield September 19, 2011 0

Rediscover: Secret Sunshine Dir: Lee Chang-dong 2007 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. Considering its direction at the hand

Read More »
Oeuvre: Fuller: The Steel Helmet

Oeuvre: Fuller: The Steel Helmet

Danny Djeljosevic September 18, 2011 0

Samuel Fuller made five war films in his career, the most notable perhaps being 1980′s The Big Red One, which came more than a decade after audiences learned to appreciate Fuller as a filmmaker

Read More »
Criminally Underrated: The Rules of Attraction

Criminally Underrated: The Rules of Attraction

Sky Madden September 14, 2011 0

In this feature our writers defend films they feel have not received their due. Since its release in 2002 The Rules of Attraction has earned a middling Rotten Tomatoes score of 43%. Many of

Read More »
Film Dunce: Singin’ In the Rain

Film Dunce: Singin’ In the Rain

Jesse Cataldo September 13, 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

Read More »
Rediscover: Life During Wartime

Rediscover: Life During Wartime

Nick Hanover September 12, 2011 0

Rediscover: Life During Wartime Dir: Todd Solondz 2010 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. In the world of Todd

Read More »