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Only in the 70s: Caligula (1979) (NSFW)

AS WE ROUND off this hideous month of humid August, we can find a little time to spotlight a film that festers with glorious, carefree self-indulgence. It’s Bacchanalia at SCM for – yes, really – Caligula....

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Film Torments: Braveheart (1995)

CONTINUING our desperate foray into the clogging arteries of Oscar Month at Film Torments, we have Rich Kee’s analysis of Mel Gibson’s Braveheart – a film, and I quote, comprised of: “[A] three hour performance of...

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Film Torments: The Conqueror (1956)

CAST yourself back about 60 years to 1956. It’s a time when the Berlin Wall was but a twinkle in the East German eye; when the Golden Age of Hollywood was limping to a...