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  • White Feather

    White Feather

    ★★★

    An agreeably hokey and very Hollywood western, WHITE FEATHER is not believable for a second, but offers a fairly compelling story, solid craftsmanship, decent action, and lovely CinemaScope visuals.

  • Men of the Hour

    Men of the Hour

    ★½

    An extremely tedious Taiwanese martial arts melodrama with a complicated but simple-minded story that all but defies you to keep paying attention. The sloppy, wu xia-style action sequences are definitely not worth the effort of sitting through this one.

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  • Breach

    Breach

    Bruce Willis’ latest DTV joint is now out and let’s not bury the lede – BREACH is a terrible movie. It has nothing you haven’t seen many times before and often can’t even deliver the sci-fi/action essentials with baseline competence. However, if you are still hate watching these Bruce Willis cheapies, it does offer a sight rarely seen: Bruno is in much of the movie and actually trying in a good percentage of his scenes. Oh, his double is here,…

  • One-Eyed Jacks

    One-Eyed Jacks

    ★★★★½

    Marlon Brando’s sole directorial effort is a magnificent looking oater that mixes familiar and contrasting elements in a stylistic manner that occasionally anticipates Sergio Leone’s work. He combines the more realistic and violent direction the genre was heading with romantic scenes shared by Brando and Pina Pellicer (a talented Mexican actress who committed suicide at a young age) seemingly dropped in from a more innocent age of the western. The blend works surprisingly well, and Brando’s performance is complimented by…