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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Charles Bronson

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days / Death Hunt

Nothing in common, but both above average


Rod Lott
Besides being distributed theatrically by 20th Century Fox, what do the feature films “Butch and Sundance: The Early Days” and “Death Hunt” have to do with one another?
Friday, January 21, 2011

The Mountain Goats — All Eternals Deck

Great songs that aren't cohesive at all


Stephen Carradini

It’s hard to be on the other side of a masterpiece.

Monday, March 21, 2011

The Mechanic

Enjoyable work from Hollywood's go-to action guy


Rod Lott
Whether “The Transporter” or now “The Mechanic,” Jason Statham has one job in Hollywood, but he does it quite well: being cinema’s most reliable action star of the 21st century.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sweet Karma

Catch up with ‘Karma’


Rod Lott
You could count the number of Playboy Playmates who actually can act on, er, one hand.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Haunted Summer

Scary, sexy summertime


Rod Lott
In the 1980s, Cannon Films primarily was frowned upon as a junk purveyor of low-rent actioners starring Chuck Norris, Charles Bronson and Caucasian ninjas.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Hobo with a Shotgun

The feel-good homeless vigilante film of the year!


Rod Lott
“Hobo with a Shotgun” started as a joke — specifically, as the winner of a fake trailer contest to promote the Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez collaboration “Grindhouse.” For some reason, it follows “Machete,” the first faux coming attraction in “Grindhouse,” to a full-fledged feature.
Friday, July 8, 2011