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Old World Cops in THE NEW CENTURIONS

Contributor B.C. Wallin: Kilvinski’s law commands, “treat everybody the same.” The characters of 1972’s The New Centurions all deserve the same kind of treatment. They’re mired in a world of seediness and crime. The police […]

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DEAD MAN Tells Quite a Tale

The accountant sits in the train and slips in and out of consciousness as the American countryside rushes in and out of focus, racing itself further and further into the past. The forests give way […]

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Long Live THE KING OF JAZZ?

Director Lloyd Bacon and choreographer Busby Berkeley’s 42nd Street has rightfully been heralded as a masterpiece, but less can be said for the film that inspired it: John Murray Anderson’s King of Jazz (1930). One […]

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