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Terrence Malick Megapost

by Chris R In anticipation of 2011 Palme D’Or Tree of Life opening this weekend – I already have a ticket for Saturday, though it seems Fox Searchlight is giving credence to specific showtime, man –  I took the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Shooting (1966, Monte Hellman)

Review by Chris Rand The Shooting holds an interesting place between the classic Hollywood Westerns of the 1950’s and early 60’s and the acid-drenched Westerns of the 90’s and aughts: while the costumes and initial premise of the film feel … Continue reading

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Two-Lane Blacktop (1971, Dir. Monte Hellman)

Review by Chris Rand One thing about Monte Hellman’s classic Two-Lane Blacktop is that it does not suffer from the pretensions often associated with road movies: ‘the road’ is not romanticized and idolized, it is simply where the film’s four … Continue reading

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