The X-Men series — the entire superhero genre — has never seen a film like Logan before: raw, rageful, tormented, human. Best of the series yet.
A Japanese-language remake of Unforgiven? Why not? Hollywood does the same in reverse all the time.
It’s an enormous pleasure to see a film such as John Ford’s 1939 masterpiece via the Criterion Collection’s two-disc set, new in Region 1…
‘It’s a hell of a thing, killin’ a man,’ says thief and killer William Munny (Clint Eastwood, who also directed) in Unforgiven. ‘You take away all he’s got and all he’s ever gonna have.’ Practically an antimovie, this revisionist Western rejects the concept of casual murder that many films revel in to examine why ‘it ain’t so easy to shoot a man.’