HANNIE CAULDER Returns With A Vengeance on Olive Signature Blu-ray
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HANNIE CAULDER Returns With A Vengeance on Olive Signature Blu-ray

By 1971, Raquel Welch had developed an impressively eclectic filmography, and within that, a solid little niche in westerns with leading roles in Bandolero! (1968)…

Criterion Review: Altman Takes on the Western With McCABE & MRS. MILLER
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Criterion Review: Altman Takes on the Western With McCABE & MRS. MILLER

When I think of Robert Altman, the first things that come to mind are typically the empathetic explorations of sprawling ensembles, best exemplified by films…

IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE Takes a Trip Back to Beloved Western Territory
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IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE Takes a Trip Back to Beloved Western Territory

I’ve said before numerous times, but for the sake of this review, I’ll say it again: The Western is a genre with an unfortunate reputation….

Olive Signature Debuts with HIGH NOON [Blu-review]
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Olive Signature Debuts with HIGH NOON [Blu-review]

The Western has seen something of a resurgence of late, with films such as Slow West, Bone Tomahawk and The Hateful Eight reminding us of…

The Archivist XLII: THE STRANGER Isn’t Completely Welcome
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The Archivist XLII: THE STRANGER Isn’t Completely Welcome

  When Sergio Leone’s western masterworks were blowing up European box offices, an enterprising young man named Tony Anthony had the foresight to bring Italy’s…

THE HATEFUL EIGHT Polarizes in the Comfort of Your Living Room [Blu Review]
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THE HATEFUL EIGHT Polarizes in the Comfort of Your Living Room [Blu Review]

I’ve been thinking a lot about Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight pretty continuously since seeing it in theaters back in December, turning over certain images…

SXSW 2016: IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE
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SXSW 2016: IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE

In a Valley of Violence marks Ti West’s effort to flex his directorial muscles, moving away from the horror films he is so synonymous with…

Let’s Talk About THE DARK TOWER Movies
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Let’s Talk About THE DARK TOWER Movies

It seems like the predominant question for any major and/or popular work of literary achievement is “When is the movie coming out?” A book can’t…

Who Goes There? The Case For THE HATEFUL EIGHT as a Horror Film
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Who Goes There? The Case For THE HATEFUL EIGHT as a Horror Film

Ever since Death Proof Quentin Tarantino has left us wondering if he’d ever revisit the horror genre (some would argue that he barely approached it…

No Split Decision, BONE TOMAHAWK Slayed Us [Two Cents]
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No Split Decision, BONE TOMAHAWK Slayed Us [Two Cents]

  Last week’s pick, Big Trouble in Little China, found us loving every minute of Kurt Russell in John Wayne mode, so we figured –…