Sean Couldn’t Think of ‘Feel Good Inc.’

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Get ready to paint the town red, because High Plains Drifter is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the Bluray cover or the title above to download our review of the film,

featuring Sean ‘Hollywood’ Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell: A revisionist Western with a splash of the supernatural added in, High Plains Drifter is well-constructed but morally bleak film that weaves a tale of lost souls, greed, conspiracy, and revenge from beyond the grave.

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Wild West Cat Fight?

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Strap on your sidearm, because Johnny Guitar is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring guest host Neil Nadelman.

Review in a Nutshell:  An atypical Western filled with strong feminist themes, male insecurity, and sublimated sexual tension, Johnny Guitar is an oddly subversion film from the 1950s.  It’s little wonder that French New Wave directors loved this film.

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My Brother’s Keeper

Beware of bargains that you can’t refuse, because The Proposition is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell:  A bleak film filled with complex characters and a plot of primal simplicity, The Proposition transplants the modern revisionist Western into the Australian Outback.  Savage and starkly beautiful, it can be difficult to watch, but it’s impossible to ignore.

The D is Silent.

Drag out your coffin, because Django is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Review in a Nutshell:  A morally ambiguous spaghetti-western, Django has been hugely influential on the genre.  Its grim setting and spontaneous bursts of violence are still entertaining despite decades of imitators cribbing from the film.

And now for something completely different…

Grab a shovel and your trusty pack-mule, because The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Review in a NutshellThe Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is one of the most honest, human examples of drama that I’ve ever seen.  It’s an excellent film that unfolds further with each repeated viewing.