Category Archives: Mexico

Torture Scorn: “Rambo: Last Blood” (2019)

      “Rambo: Last Blood”  (2019)     By this point in the increasingly indefensible gorefest known as the Rambo franchise,  having abandoned the original novel and film’s conception of a man irretrievably changed and haunted by Vietnam (the War, … Continue reading

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Brained: “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter” (1966)

        “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter”  (1966)      Released as a double feature with “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula”, William Beaudine’s “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter” is the kind of matinee movie in which it might … Continue reading

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Border Crossing: “The Undefeated” (1969)

      “The Undefeated”  (1969)     The American Civil War has received relatively little serious attention in Hollywood, generally serving as a backdrop or as a passing reference point in the larger scheme of like period romantic dramas … Continue reading

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