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Walter Hill

Columns

Wednesday, June 1 2011

Beware the Urge to Serve Two Masters, Especially One So 'Primitive' as the Blues

They say Bluesman Robert Johnson went to a crossroads one night and sold his soul to the Devil in exchange for his guitar prowess -- but no one ever accused him of serving two masters.


Reviews

Thursday, July 10 2014

'Southern Comfort' Is Populated By Tropes

Walter Hill's talkiest action film boasts one of his best stories, but isn't the forgotten classic one might hope for.


Thursday, July 18 2013

'Bullet to the Head' Isn't Old School, It's Just Old

Stallone's Bullet to the Head, Schwarzenegger's The Last Stand, non-'80s affiliate Jason Statham's Parker all bombed out, but it's Stallone who holds the title of lowest gross.


Thursday, January 31 2013

'Bullet to the Head': Stallone and Lots of Guns in New Orleans

Its title notwithstanding, Walter Hill's latest shoot-em-up features lots of bullets to lots of heads.


Tuesday, November 17 2009

Red Heat

Schwarzenegger and Belushi team up as two cops who... well, you know the drill.


Wednesday, October 19 2005

The Warriors: Ultimate Director's Cut (1979)

The documentary DVD explores every detail of production and Hill's vision, so that the film, for this writer becomes something altogether new.


Undisputed (2002) [21.Aug.02]

Blogs

Thursday, January 31 2013

'Bullet to the Head' Is Like a Sleeping Pill for Your Brain

Sadly, Mr. Stallone is so somber and blank in Bullet to the Head that you'd swear his onscreen personality is as Botoxed as his face.


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