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Christopher Forsley
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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


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Thursday, October 23 2014

To Appreciate 'Johnny Yuma' You Have to Embrace the Overzealous Campiness and Violence

This will intrigue those who value the creative freedom of the genre, alienate those with conservative views of the genre, and confuse anyone expecting the typical Hollywood affair.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

Clint Eastwood Took to His Role in 'A Fistful of Dollars' as Though It Was His Destiny

Clint Eastwood may not have been a star when A Fistful of Dollars was released, but everything changed for him not long after that.


Wednesday, October 8 2014

'Gunfight at Red Sands' Is Not, As the Lyrics to Its Featured Track Suggest, a Racist Film

Gunfight at Red Sands is the best Spaghetti Western I have seen that was made before Sergio Leone's genre defining Fistful of Dollars.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Compared to Most Spaghetti Westerns, 'Dead for a Dollar' Is a Feminist Film

After Dead for a Dollar, you'll never eat turkey the same way again.


Thursday, September 25 2014

'The Big Gundown' Has a Cat-and-Mouse Rhythm of Chasing and Escaping

For fans of spaghetti westerns, The Big Gundown is a must-see crowd pleaser.


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