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K. Austin Collins

K. Austin Collins is a film critic for Rolling Stone. He was formerly the film critic for Vanity Fair and the Ringer. His writing has also appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Reverse Shot, and the Brooklyn Rail.

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The Gunfighter: You Can’t Go Home Again
The Gunfighter: You Can’t Go Home Again

Subverting the archetypes and redemptive tropes of the western, Henry King’s melancholy tale of violence peers into the soul of a legendary gunslinger.

By K. Austin Collins

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In the Heat of the Night: The Double Bind
In the Heat of the Night: The Double Bind

Both a landmark film of the civil rights era and a complicated artifact of white liberalism, Norman Jewison’s Oscar-winning crime drama remains a powerful vision of racial tension and intimacy.

By K. Austin Collins

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