Noodles gets high

CRIMEWATCH: Once Upon A Time in America

INTRODUCTION Sergio Leone. Whenever I hear that name I think of cinema at its most exhillerating and wildly creative. His take on Westerns single...

Ghost World

I hate Bollywood, but…

I hate Bollywood, and all this pointless singing and dancing, all this copying other movie ideas, and the complete lack of effort to actually...

A No. 1

Emperor of The North

“You ain’t stopping at this hotel, kid. My hotel! The stars at night, I put ’em there. And I know the presidents, all of...

A Clockwork Orange, Straw Dogs, The Exorcist, Apocalypse Now

50 FURIOUS FILMS: THE 1970s

Chances are if you love movies, a good portion of some of your favorite titles were released in the decade that brought us a...

Rio Bravo (1959)

Rio Bravo: 50 Furious Westerns Series

The story goes that after seeing the Western High Noon (1952) together one day at the movies and disliking it, Director Howard Hawks and...

Dustin Hoffman in Straw Dogs (1971)

POSTERS: Straw Dogs

In honor of the late director Sam Peckinpah’s birthday we’ve chosen a special furious poster for today’s feature. Enjoy! Based on the novel “The...

Elite Squad

Berlinale review: Tropa de Elite 2

In 2008 at the Berlin International Film Festival (aka the Berlinale; /ber-lee-nah-lae/) a Brazilian movie that depicted the work of Rio de Janeiro’s special...

Josey Wales

POSTERS: The Outlaw Josey Wales

“Dyin ain’t much of a livin boy” With his fourth directorial outing The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Clint Eastwood headed back into familiar western...

black dynamite

BLACK DYNAMITE is Out of Sight, Ya Dig?

A few years back I watched Baaaadaaass! the semi-documentary about Melvin van Peebles‘ (GCDB) seminal blaxploitation film Sweet Sweetback’s Badass song. While it was...