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The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
12 Mar 2015
In American Sniper, military sharpshooter Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) comes to see that delineations among wolves, dogs, and sheep are rarely obvious.
23 Dec 2014
The fundamentalist atheism and myopic intellectualism of Woody Allen's latest depiction of an older man/younger woman dynamic makes it a pale imitation of his best work.
04 Dec 2014
By shuffling the songs off to the side, Clint Eastwood does the Four Seasons and Jersey Boys a grand disservice.
19 Jun 2014
These 20 films are a journey through the social and political conditions of America and a broader history of human violence that crowns no winners and knows no end.
11 Jul 2013
Revealing the nature of secrets, the power they—and those who keep them—generate, and the tragedy of good intentions gone horribly awry, whether in public or private, makes J. Edgar a powerful film.
26 Feb 2012
Arguably the biggest sporting event of the year (sorry, Olympics!), the Super Bowl telecast is usually the highest-rated program of the year. Did this year’s show live up to the hype?
06 Feb 2012
Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden talks about being a godmother for a cruise ship, the supposed decline of movie theater attendance, and what it's like to work with "sexy" Clint Eastwood.
12 Jan 2010
The year Dirty Harry was released (1971) saw several demonstrations of angry cops questioning why criminals had very solid constitutional protections that often interfered with law enforcement work.
21 Apr 2009
A collection of rare 12" disco singles which extend, and in some cases enhance, the early catalogue of the brilliant Culture with guest DJ slots.
16 Dec 2008
It's time the Spaghetti Western receive its rightful recognition because its serves as a vital body of work to explore the intricate workings of transnational cinema and the multifarious results from infusing commercial cinema with Left politics.
13 Aug 2007
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