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 // 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.
'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting | 28 May 2015 // 4:00 AM
The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.
'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.