Monthly Archives: January 2013

Best of BAMF – Dream vs. Reality

This was first posted on January 21, 2008. I’m reposting it now, because aside from the fact that Barack Obama has now served a full term as President of the United States, and back then he was just one of … Continue reading

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spaghetti western archive – COMPAÑEROS

I’m not sure if Sergio Corbucci was a balls-out Communist, or a Marxist, but he was definitely a cynic who leaned far to the left, which was reflected in his westerns as early as Django. In his earlier films, Corbucci … Continue reading

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At Long Last…My Thoughts on DJANGO UNCHAINED

Initially, I had no plans to write about Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. But in the weeks since its release, as so many people have chimed in—both negatively and positively—I regularly find myself being asked my thoughts about the movie, and … Continue reading

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Supporting Independents (or How You Can Make the World a Better Place in Four Easy Steps)

I woke up this morning, and like many independent creators, I worried about where my next paycheck was coming from, if my bills would be paid this month, and, of course, if my creative pursuits were a waste of time. … Continue reading

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spaghetti western archive – IF YOU MEET SARTANA, PRAY FOR YOUR DEATH

For me, watching spaghetti westerns is a lot like watching kung-fu flicks—it’s great when the story makes sense, but sometimes that’s just asking too much. Sometimes all you can hope for are some great action sequences, a hero that kicks … Continue reading

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New Article on MSN

Check out my most recent article for MSN—an overview of movies inspired by serial killer Ed Gein (for some reason that cut out Three on a Meathook). Click HERE to read the article.

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