The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

June 8, 2006

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) is a film that deals with the consequences of one’s actions. It’s a gritty, modern western in the tradition of Sam Peckinpah’s Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) albeit no where near as nihilistic. Pete... 

The Right Stuff

May 1, 2002

When The Right Stuff came out in 1983 it was a big hit with critics but failed to get off the launch pad with audiences. The film disappeared off of almost everyone’s radar for the next ten years, only appearing semi-regularly on cable movie channels....