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New Book About John Ford Avoids Easy Answers

Forty years after his death John Ford remains an enigma. In his new book Three Bad Men: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond author Scott Allen Nollen calls Ford “one of the most complex, contradictory, and downright confounding men who … Continue reading

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Screening Report: THE SEARCHERS (1956); DETOUR (1945); and THE PASSENGER (1975) at IFC Center

On Friday, the IFC Center in New York City kicked off a week-long festival of road movies selected by Walter Salles, director of the upcoming adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s ON THE ROAD. I saw three of the iconic films presented this … Continue reading

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