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3.5 yaps

The Purple Plain (1954)

This 1954 British WWII romance/adventure contains two admirable halves that never quite mesh together. Continue reading

4 yaps

Yellow Sky (1948)

“Yellow Sky” is a solid Western, but it’s even better when considered for its powerful subtext. Continue reading

4 yaps

The Bravados (1958)

Gregory Peck stars in 1958’s “The Bravados,” which might be termed a revisionist Western before there was such a thing. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

An unusual war picture for 1949, “Twelve O’Clock High” is less about aerial combat than what happens on the ground between missions. Continue reading

Evil on the Rise

With the popularity of films like Megamind, Austin has thought of ways to retell classic films from the perspective of the villains. Continue reading

White Women Take a Holiday

Every time a white woman takes a holiday she finds love. Unless you’re doing it wrong. Continue reading

2 yaps

On the Beach (1959)

Heavy-handed and dull, “On the Beach” is more an anti-nuke lecture than a cautionary tale. Continue reading