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

Reviews // 11 Articles
Blogs // 28 Articles

What Should One Make of Childlike Comics Depicting the Exploits of an Erotic Dancer? | 1 Sep 2015 // 9:05 PM

Canada's first autobiographical comic chronicles the drama of a stripper's life in a lighthearted and welcoming way.

The Philosophy of Violence Is the Central Theme to Sergio Sollima's 'Face to Face' | 16 Aug 2015 // 9:10 PM

Our protagonist exemplifies how intelligence and education, when used as weapons, can lead to far more violence than guns and knives.


'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.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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