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Cockfighter 1974

Look – Has a cinema verite feel – lot’s of outdoor action at what appear to be real cockfights. The main characters are professional actors but many of those at the cockfights seem to be normal southern folk. 666 more words

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Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel - Alex Stapleton (2011)

Roger Corman is the undisputed champ of trash. He has produced more than 350 films in his 50 year career, most of them utter dross. But amongst the crap shine a handful of iconic gems like The Pit and The Pendulum, The Masque of the Red Death, The Intruder and Cockfighter. 279 more words

'You can never go fast enough': Two-lane Blacktop (1971)

We’re in the company of unnamed children, risking their lives for no end. Yep, Vietnam looms large over Monte Hellman’s epoch-defining road movie.┬áThe picture follows the basic premise of ‘a girl and a gun’. 602 more words

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