Category Archives: Film Criticism

THE HIRED HAND: Peter Fonda’s Haunting Arthouse Western Masterpiece Hollywood Couldn’t Sell

By Robert Morgan In 1969, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, two young actors who had begun their careers in slick studio fare but eventually found themselves detouring into exploitation movies as the old Hollywood studio system collapsed, were on top … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert and The Joy of the Bad Review

When I am winding down at night I will, as so many other do, flip through an endless array of channels hoping to find a good movie.¬†HBO, Cinemax, and other basic cable channels will have an array of films playing … Continue reading

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