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If I Had A Sight & Sound Film Ballot: Budd Wilkins’ Top 10 Films of All Time

“Bearing in mind the fundamentally mercurial nature of any such list (at least as far as I’m concerned), apt to alter its constituent membership with the swiftness of a weathervane buffeted by hurricane-force winds, I hereby present the 10 films … Continue reading

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Nicholas Ray Blogathon: Nicholas Ray, Poet of Violence

My contribution to the ongoing Nicholas Ray Blogathon appears on the official Slant Magazine blog site, The House Next Door.

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“God Was Wrong!”

NICHOLAS RAY’S BIGGER THAN LIFE (1956) Based on a New Yorker article by Berton Roueché, Bigger Than Life appears on the surface to be a “social problem” film—an exposé of drug abuse and addiction—although generically the film incorporates elements of … Continue reading

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