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 // 13 Articles
Blogs // 28 Articles

In 'Moonrise Kingdom', Reality Is Depicted by Escape From Reality | 25 Oct 2015 // 8:10 PM

Wes Anderson’s movies do a better job at expressing and exploring what it means to be human than many of the so-called realistic movies that are too often presumed to have more depth.

'The Honeymoon Killers' Is a Freak of Cinema That You Will Never Forget | 8 Oct 2015 // 8:10 PM

Kastle puts you in a front row seat on a mad rollercoaster ride alongside the deranged characters of Martha and Ray that is at once thrilling and terrifying.


'A Town Called Hell' Divides the Argument Over What Is a Spaghetti Western | 21 Jul 2015 // 4:00 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 // 4:30 AM

Buddy Goes West is an unsophisticated comedy, but sometimes an easy and fun viewing is exactly what you want.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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