Category: Reviews

Blue Collar

CRIMEWATCH: Blue Collar

Zeke Brown (Richard Pryor) Jerry Bartoski (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey James (Yaphet Kotto) work at a Detroit auto factory where their boss is constantly...

Mr. Majestyk

CRIMEWATCH: Mr. Majestyk

“You make sounds like you’re a mean little ass-kicker…only I ain’t convinced. You keep talking and I’m gonna take your head off.” – Vince...

John Carpenter’s The Thing

“This thing doesn’t want to show itself, it wants to hide inside an imitation. It’ll fight if it has to, but it’s vulnerable out...

American Graffiti

American Graffiti (BluRay Review)

THE FILM Before he became entranced with the medium of cinema George Lucas was obsessed with the world of cars. As a teen he...

Copland

CRIMEWATCH: Copland

“Being right is not a bulletproof vest Freddy!” – Figgs James Mangold‘s 1997 film Copland comes from a different angle in the crime genre...

Tom Neal and Ann Savage

Film Noir Classics: DETOUR

Detour (1945) is an early example of film noir (or black film) it’s name referring to the darkly stylized aesthetic the films had. This...

Junior Bonner

Junior Bonner

Director Sam Peckinpah was enamored with the Old West and the people who were attributed to that era as can be seen from the...

Old Boy

Chan Wook Park’s Oldboy

South Korean director Chan Wook Park‘s award winning film Oldboy (2003) is a mindbending story of two men’s quest for revenge. It’s also a...

Easy Rider

EASY RIDER

One of the most important and iconic films in cinema history is Easy Rider. It was directed by veteran actor Dennis Hopper in 1969 and...