The Ten Percent – The Best One-Night Stands!

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Greetings and welcome to another installment of The Ten Percent, a space where Ensley F. Guffey and I take a look … Continue reading The Ten Percent – The Best One-Night Stands!

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The Ten Percent: The Great Escape (1963)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Welcome back to “The Ten Percent,” a regular column where every other week K. Dale Koontz and I take a look … Continue reading The Ten Percent: The Great Escape (1963)

By the Book: The Magnificent Seven

John Sturges’ 1960 western The Magnificent Seven is considered to be a masterpiece. The movie, based on Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai,  is one of the American Film Institutes top 100 … Continue reading By the Book: The Magnificent Seven

Saturday at the Movies: Shame

Shame is the latest from Steven McQueen, a writer/director who is known for boldly dramatizing intense subject matter (as in his last movie, Hunger). Starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan, … Continue reading Saturday at the Movies: Shame