Christopher Forsley lives on the edge of San Francisco. He writes film criticism, comics, and the occasional humorous essay. In addition to PopMatters, his work as appeared in VICE, The Rumpus, Film Monthly, The Daily Caller, and SF Weekly. He wrote the Forsley Feuilleton column at PANK, Last Gasp distributes a few of his books, and PORK carries the Dirty Klown comic strip he creates with Cameron Forsley, his brother and illustrator. You can find more of his work at www.ChristopherForsley.pressfolios.com and www.TheForsleyBrothers.com
'It’s the Pictures That Got Small' Tells of Hollywood's Golden Age Like Only a Diary Can | 12 May 2015 // 3:00 AM
Charles Backett's diaries provide readers with a close and very personal look at the genius of Billy Wilder and a glance at nearly every other Hollywood big-wig of the Golden Age.
'Run Like Crazy Run Like Hell' Is Outstanding -- Just Don't Call It a Graphic Novel | 4 May 2015 // 1:00 AM
I can’t say with certainty who today’s greatest French practitioner of the ‘Ninth Art’ is, but I can say that Jacques Tardi is the greatest I have read.
'A Town Called Hell' Divides the Argument Over What Is a Spaghetti Western | 21 Jul 2015 // 5:00 AM
Blood and sweat, revolution and revenge, close-up shots and sun-baked sets, and anti-heroes and voluptuous vixens -- is that enough?
'Buddy Goes West' Is an Unambitious Bud Spencer Comedy With an Excellent Morricone Score | 18 Jun 2015 // 5:30 AM
Buddy Goes West is an unsophisticated comedy, but sometimes an easy and fun viewing is exactly what you want.