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    Best of the West

    By August 9, 1994

    Thanks to the success of Dances With Wolves and Unforgiven, the western has saddled up and...

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    The Killer B’s Return

    By May 4, 1994

    Back in the days of the studio system, gangster films were moviemakers’ bread and butter. Although...

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    Bit Men and Hitmen

    By April 7, 1994

    You know they’re part their prime when a Roger Corman movie receives a degree of critical...

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    Citizen Cotten

    By March 8, 1994

    In the title of his autobiography Joseph Cotten said Vanity Will Get You Somewhere. Talent, and...

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    Another Getaway

    By March 5, 1994

    When he died in 1977, Jim Thompson left as his legacy a handful of crime novels....

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    A Touch of Welles

    By February 5, 1994

    The last couple of years have been pretty good for Orson Welles, even though he hasn’t...

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    Triumph and Tragedy

    By January 6, 1994

    In 1954 two exceptional films on organized labor were produced. Elia Kazan’s On The Waterfront worn...

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    The Friend or Dafoe?

    By December 5, 1993

    Prior to Body of Evidence‘s theatrical release a rumor floated that if the film did not...

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