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Errol Flynn - When Image Clashes With Reality
Errol Flynn often played a carefree adventurer but felt straitjacketed by his image. This essay explores why Flynn referred to himself as a contradiction within a contradiction.
La Scorta Film Review
Ricky Tognazzi's film tells a story of corruption and Mafia violence from the viewpoint of a fearless judge and his four bodyguards. Starring Claudio Amendola and Enrico Lo Verso, "La Scorta" will appeal to fans of "Serpico" and "Chinatown".
Prague Duet Film Review
Rade Serbedzija (you may not know the name but you will recognize the face) and Gina Gershon star in this love story about a doctor who discovers her grandfather's Nazi past.
The Clearstream Affair Film Review
Gilles Lellouche stars as a crusading investigative journalist in this tale of financial corruption based on real-life events.
Last Embrace Film Review
When Jonathan Demme died on April 26th, 2017, most of the headlines referenced his 1991 film “Silence of the Lambs”. “Last Embrace” (1979) does not have a character with the shock value of flesh-eating Hannibal Lecter, but is worth a second look.
Blancanieves Film Review
Produced in 2011, this contemporary silent film from Spanish director Pablo Berger is a retelling of fairy tale "Snow White" set in the milieu of 1920s Seville.
Speed Sisters Film Review
Watching “Speed Sisters” is an exhilarating experience and made me regret selling my Camaro. The five Palestinian women profiled form the first all-women racing team to compete on the Palestine Motor Sports Circuit.
The Hollow Point Film Review
An Arizona border town is rocked by violence when a drug cartel assassin comes to town. Ian McShane and Patrick Wilson star as small-town law enforcement trying to contain crime that includes weapons smuggling and murder.
Yellow Sky Film Review
Gregory Peck plays a bad man redeemed by love in this powerful Western set in 1867, from "A Star is Born" director William Wellman.
A Month of Sundays Film Review
Frank Mollard thinks he receives a phone call from heaven when he hears his mother's voice on the line. It's actually a kindly librarian who misdialed, but the two strike up an unlikely friendship in this gentle and quirky film starring Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake.
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