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March 06, 2015

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Je Suis Robert!

Posted January 14, 2015 by D. K. Holm

One of the most interesting and human responses to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris on January 8, 2015, was that of Robert Crumb, the American cartoonist, now living in... More


The Best and Worse of 2014

Posted January 10, 2015 by D. K. Holm

As usual when presenting a yearly round up, it's important to remind the reader that most reviewers don't see everything, and together with their biases are inevitably going to offer... More


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Bad Titles

Posted January 3, 2015 by D. K. Holm

As the On the Aisle crew gears up for its 10 best and worst lists for 2014, this might also be the time to review some of the worst titles... More


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Chasing Amy

Posted October 12, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Gone Girl isn't just the new thriller by David Fincher based on a wildly popular and controversial book. It is many more movies in one. It's an object lesson in... More


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Steffon Made a Movie!

Posted September 26, 2014 by D. K. Holm

In a funny recent article at The Vulture, Kyle Buchanan writes about the strange phenomenon of "doppelgänger movies," or films that have a similar theme or setting or story that... More


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They Shoot by Night

Posted September 19, 2014 by D. K. Holm

As an adjunct to this week's podcast, No. 112, here is a closer look at the  Noir City Festival at the Hollywood Theatre over the September 19-21, 2014,  weekend. D.... More


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Brando Redux

Posted September 11, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Though there are several films like it in American history, The Drop proves to be one of the best of its kind. It's a no-nonsense, straightforward crime story with no... More


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Out Like Flynn

Posted by D. K. Holm

The Last Days of Robin Hood is a minor, entertaining film about the final years of Errol Flynn and his relationship with aspiring actress Beverly Aadland. Flynn reportedly met the... More


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TV Outbacks: Fargo

Posted June 22, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Some years ago I came up with the sub-noir genre film soleil, consisting of crime thrillers set in sunny climes and with a different moral alignment than the typical films noirs... More


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