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Wednesday, November 12 2014

A Few Codes of the Western Protagonist

The “true” codes of the Western hero, as borne out in an excavation of the subtleties in major films of the canon, are really more perverse than moral, more calculating than artless.


Thursday, September 8 2011

100 Essential Directors - John Ford

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


Sunday, August 7 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford

Spiritual possession, screwball comedy, German kinks, and the quintessential American Western genre are among the disparate characters we shine a light on today as PopMatters counts down the 100 Essential Film Directors. Today we look at George Cukor through John Ford. Who falls in the middle might surprise you...


Thursday, January 8 2009

101 Forgotten Films by Brian Mills

Mills is a movie lover who, like a penniless kid with his nose pressed against the windows of a wonderful restaurant, aches for the unobtainable.


Thursday, May 24 2007

Wrestling with the Duke: Love him or loathe him?


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