Phil Fava

Anniversaries are hit and miss in the Godzilla universe, but this overlooked entry (obscured by remakes and awkward chronological positioning) is one of the best.

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Near Dark’s director, Kathryn Bigelow, would go on to become the first female recipient of the Academy Award for Best Director in motion picture history for The Hurt Locker.

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What are the best kung fu fight scenes ever put to film? Watch these 10 specific movie kung-fu fights — landmarks in their respective eras and as enduring pieces of painstakingly realized, elaborate entertainment.

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Watch Bruce Lee kick all sorts of martial arts ass in this Top 10 list of the Best Fight Scenes from Bruce Lee Movies ever put to film. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? Check. Chuck Norris? Check. An entire factory full of goons? You know it. Watch the Top 10 Bruce Lee Movie Fight Scenes.

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The film itself is presented as a kind of living comic book, with panels spanning the screen at all times and different angles simultaneously exhibiting single conversations.

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‘Double Dragon’ and ‘Guyver: Dark Hero’ are toe shitty movies that make bad cases for the relevence of low-budget filmmaking. Yet somehow, they are irresistible. SEEING DOUBLE looks at both films and lots of other kung fu madness.

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‘Punch Drunk Love’ is the best movie Adam Sandler will ever be in. Why does it have to be this way? Phil Fava explains in Overlooked Movie Monday.

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Mortensen is out of this world. Watching him pluck the petals off a yellow rose and devour its crunchy interior is something you won’t soon forget.

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John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ was derided by critics when it came out in 1982 but is now rightly considered somewhat of a horror classic. Here’s why.

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“Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.” Providing both a riveting portrait of Noam Chomsky as a figure in the American political and academic landscapes as well as a thorough exploration of its titular thesis, “Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media” is as fluid and richly cinematic a [...]

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What other film offers as much in the way of visual detail and intrigue with such static, humdrum visuals actually presented?

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IMDb.com can, at times, be custodian to some of the most depressing message boards on all of the Internet. Right now, there are posts written by adults disparaging today’s overlooked movie because its poster was misleading and they prefer to be “teached,” among other things, by the movies they watch. Worse, still, are the ubiquitous [...]

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Darren Aronofsky might see a second wave of consideration and approbation wash over his grossly misunderstood romantic sci-fi epic from 2006, “The Fountain.”

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“How do you get a concussion when you don’t got any fucking brains?” Paul Aufiero doesn’t go through the motions of a surface-level functioning social life; he begrudges them. He’s 36 years old, unmarried, and uninterested in the prospect, lives at home with his mother with whom he’s in constant bickering conflict, and the entirety [...]

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The fact that “Titan A.E.” is very likely to go down as one of the most under-seen and under-appreciated films of all time is seriously heartbreaking. At the time of its release in 2000, it was sidelined by a grossly mishandled marketing campaign that obscured its originality, concealed its greatness, and gave no real indication [...]

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