Indie Joshua Boydston
Arena-ready indie rock sounds like a bit of a contradiction, but with bands like The Black Keys, Muse and Kings of Leon all headlining the biggest venues in town, the weird subspace is here to stay.
More than just the movie that made ‘me so horny’ a household phrase.
Drama Rod Lott
When Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam film, Full Metal Jacket, hit theaters in the summer of 1987, I was all of 16 years old. Even I could tell it was far better than Oliver Stone’s Platoon, which by then had won four Academy Awards; by comparison, Jacket would be nominated for one, Best Adapted Screenplay, and lose it to The Last Emperor.
Western Rod Lott
Before he became Itay’s master of horror, Dario Argento knocked out a few screenplays, including one of Sergio Leone's legendary Western epics, Once Upon a Time in the West. Lesser-known is 1969's The Five Man Army.
That's too bad, because it brings an “international all-star team”
approach to the spaghetti Western, and doesn’t forget the all-aces Ennio
Action Rod Lott
With the Cohen Film Collection, we may have another Criterion
Collection-level provider of classic movies in the making, if its
Blu-ray presentation of The Thief of Bagdad is any indication.
Action Rod Lott
One easy way to review The Four would be to call it a kung-fu X-Men. Hell, director Gordon Chan (The King of Fighters) already hasa
pair of sequels planned. The big difference, of course, is that this
Chinese/Hong Kong film is a period piece set nearly a thousand years
ago. Therefore, it’s not interested in adamantium blades, but