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Pulp Consumption: Get Out

By now I have to imagine anyone who loves horror movies has seen Get Out, so it’s probably preaching to the choir at this point, but if for some reason you’ve skipped over this film you are doing yourself a serious … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Mad Max: Fury Road

In case you’ve been under a rock somewhere, Mad Max: Fury Road is the latest (as of 2015) installment in George Miller’s Mad Max series of films. Yes, I know it’s another movie. Yes, I know it’s post-apocalyptic. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Mad Max

In 1979 something incredible happened: I was born. But seriously, that’s also the year of some amazing cinema, including Alien, The Amityville Horror, Apocalypse Now, and The Warriors, but the one I’m most enamored of is Mel Gibson’s second major … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

A few weeks back Matt discussed one version of a character known in the west as “The Man with No Name.” Akira Kurosawa wrote and directed Yojimbo, starring B&B favorite Toshiro Mifune, about a nameless ronin who moves from town … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Rafael Sabatini

Swashbuckling adventures have been popular with the general public for hundreds of years. Tales of heroic sword fighters in pitched battle against unbeatable odds go back quite literally to some of the earliest works of written literature, surviving in the tales … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Pulp Fiction

Time to address the elephant in the room. It’s been quietly sitting in the corner for the last seven months, but today it is begging me for attention. Say the words “Pulp Fiction” to most adults in America and they … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Drunken Angel

Drunken Angel is one of[1] my favorite films by acclaimed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, who is mainly known in the west for his samurai films, particularly Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Drunken Angel is an earlier film, the first collaboration between … Continue reading

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