Category: Film

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Only in the 70s: Billy Jack (1971)

SCM’s SEQUELS Month marches into the sunset with a long look at one of the 70s’ most forgotten works of social justice: 1971’s Billy Jack. The early gasp of the 70s was a time...

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Film Torments: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

BEFORE the rise of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, heroes were scattered all across the silver screen. We had some great films, such as Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, X-Men and X2. But then there’s the terrible;...

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Film Torments: Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

THIS week’s instalment in Torments’ Sequels Month is one of the most notorious follow-ups to ever blight the big screen. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare for a different kind of magic: Highlander II: The Quickening. When people are asked...

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Film Torments: Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

THIS month’s theme at Film Torments ranks among the most consistently creatively-bankrupt practices in the film industry – sequels. This week, Rich Kee examines the much-maligned follow-up to a classic that nobody asked for: Blues Brothers 2000....