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 and

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Blogs // 24 Articles

'It’s the Pictures That Got Small' Tells of Hollywood's Golden Age Like Only a Diary Can | 12 May 2015 // 2:00 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 // 12:00 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.


'Blindman' Is the Peerless Freak of Spaghetti Westerns | 7 May 2015 // 5:01 AM

Blindman is a triumph that flawlessly blends the tenets of trash cinema with the virtues of the spaghetti western.

Jeffery Hunter Starred in 'Find a Place to Die' Just a Year Before His Tragic Death | 9 Apr 2015 // 2:27 AM

This late '60s flick is the curtain call for the Searchers actor Jeffrey Hunter.

//Mixed media

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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