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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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Guilty Pleasures by Mike White

Like a nutritionist gorging on junk food, there are films I enjoy despite knowing that they’re empty calories. I would call these films “guilty pleasures” except that I’m unabashed in my enjoyment of these empty cinematic calories.   I should know … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Sports Movies

There are plenty of movies about sports. Alas, although there are few gems, most of the movies in this category aren’t particularly good. Hard to say why there are so many bad pictures about sports. But there are a lot … Continue reading

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