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Scott Tobias

Released under the relatively new Artsploitation label, with a softcore/sadcore cover and a racy tagline (“Sex isn’t

The Jackie Robinson biopic 42 operates in a box inside of a box—and not the batter’s box, either, because that would

Watching a Terrence Malick movie means being reminded that we live in nature, among the trees and other animals,

In the decades since he testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1952, naming names in the

When Shane Carruth came out of nowhere—nowhere being the suburbs of Dallas, Texas—to win the 2004 Grand Jury Prize

The signature shot of Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead movies has a dark force careening through a Grimm forest at breakneck

Over the course of two months straddling 1957 and 1958, Charles Starkweather, a 19-year-old garbage collector,