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August 2014

I Kept Waiting for Lee Van Cleef to Save ‘God’s Gun’ With His Duel Roles

It's not the worst picture ever made, or even the worst Spaghetti Western, but its many low-points bury its few high-points.


We’re in the Movies: Palace of Silents and Itinerant Filmmaking

Flicker Alley's new Blu-ray/DVD combo We're in the Movies: Palace of Silents and Itinerant Filmmaking provides a glimpse into obscure corners of film history.


Richard Attenborough’s 10 Greatest Artistic Triumphs

While his life was filled with many career triumphs, the late Richard Attenborough will always be remembered for these ten examples of his undeniable talent.


How to Fix a Film Like ‘If I Stay’

This YA tearjerker could have worked, and it should have worked, but it had it's own demise already written into its DNA.


‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Is Almost Lightning in a Bottle

Is two-thirds of a decent Sin City sequel enough? After nine years of waiting, almost.


‘Are You Here?’ If So, I Feel Sorry for You…

This is a horribly unfunny comedy by someone celebrated for reinventing the TV drama.


‘Good Sam’ Is Anything But a Feel-Good HIt

Good Sam juxtaposes the reality its characters live in with a sort of Shirley Temple optimism.


‘Frank’: Ambition Collides With Mental Illness

Frank is an enjoyable, offbeat comedy about the least approachable band ever, the Soronprfbs, and how their newest member aspires to make them more likeable.


‘Four of the Apocalypse’ Is Unrelenting in its Mournful and Mesmerizing Moodiness

Four of the Apocalypse's stereotypical and almost satirical character depictions and its pilgrimage structured plot-line chronicles a voyage to redemption.


Disney’s Best Heroes… and Villains

They're the reason to cheer or the inspiration for a jeer—and nobody does them better than Disney.


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