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  • Unpromisingly, Five Came Back, which surveys the military service of Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, George Stevens and William Wyler -- who cut off their Hollywood careers to serve in the Second World War and were thereafter...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Unpromisingly, Five Came Back, a series that surveys the military service of Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, George Stevens and William Wyler — who cut off their Hollywood careers to serve in the Second World War and were thereafter irrevocab...

  • Ben Younger's workmanlike but rousing Bleed for This accomplishes something that's a tall order for any boxing movie: It makes the inspirational training-montage sequences weird. Those are generally the most requisite and unexciting...

  • 7 months ago | Film and TV

    Ben Younger’s workmanlike but nevertheless rousing Bleed for This accomplishes something that’s a tall order for any boxing movie: It makes the inspirational training-montage sequences weird. Those are generally the most requisite and unexciting e...

  • Edward Bunker's novel Dog Eat Dog (1996) kicks off with a disgusting sequence in which a two-bit criminal named Gerald "Mad Dog" McCain -- caught up in a cocaine binge -- stabs his girlfriend and her daughter to death in a fit of rage. "It...

  • 8 months ago | Film and TV

    Edward Bunker’s novel Dog Eat Dog (1996) kicks off with a disgusting sequence in which a two-bit criminal named Gerald “Mad Dog” McCain — caught up in a cocaine binge that Bunker describes in beat-by-beat detail across several pages — stabs his gi...

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