Western

Westworld Review: The Best of Two Genres

Westworld has all the action, adventure, and intrigue of the ideal Western film, but that's all a veneer for tourists, under which lies a rich maze of philosophy, science fiction, and genre criticism.

The Salvation Review

The Salvation is not the art house neo-Western you may expect it to be, but more your basic bloody revenge story that offers up many of the thrills of grindhouse-era genre flicks.

The Dork Shelf Guide to Hot Docs 2015

Our hub for all things Hot Docs 2015, running from April 23rd until May 3. Here you will find reviews, interviews, and more as we update it throughout the festival with additional, informative coverage.

Hot Docs 2015: Western Review

The Ross Brother’s Western provides deep insight in to the lives of these two remarkable individuals, as well as the community to which they belong.

Moebius: Transe-Forme Exhibit in Paris

If you find yourself in or around Paris, France between now and March 13th, I am extremely jealous of you. There is a very special art exhibition taking place at the Fondation Cartier. The spectacular exhibit, titled Moebius: Transe-Forme, is an expansive collection of the work of vaunted comics illustrator, cartoonist and artist Jean Giraud, also known as Moebius.

The Sixth Gun #8 Review

The Sixth Gun is a snappy, fast paced read that is deeply rooted in the western gunslinger genre while quickly outstripping such a classification with its supernatural and mystery elements. I picked up the first trade paperback (collecting issues #1-6) on a lark, and after reading the first couple pages, I couldn’t put it down. I am not usually drawn to the western genre, other than the occasional Clint Eastwood movie, or the recent True Grit, but this comic hooked me with its intriguing characters and superb graphic layout.