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The Driller Killer

In career that has encompassed such controversial classics as Ms. 45, Bad Lieutenant and Welcome to New York, none of Abel Ferrara’s films have quite managed to match the shock, extremity and downright notorious nature of… 403 more words


Abel Ferrara’s ‘Bad Lieutenant’ is Harvey Keitel’s “Raging Bull”

Some actors have their peak period in the very beginning of their career which continues for a decade or so and then kind of slows down. 1,159 more words



So here we are again, looking to bring a few singers or bands who haven’t featured before on this particular version of the blog, some of which will have only come back into my mind as a result of me faffing about and tidying up the i-tunes. 809 more words

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26th May: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Werner Herzog, 1974)

On this date in film, Kasper Hauser (Bruno S.) – a feral child who has been locked away for some twenty years – is discovered walking the streets of Nuremberg, in Werner Herzog’s The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974). 408 more words

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Bad Lieutenant : Suicide And Redemption 

Abel Ferrara’s 1992 film “Bad Lieutenant” stars Harvey Keitel as a corrupt police lieutenant (identified only as “LT”) whose harrowing downward spiral into addiction and subsequent redemption is chronicled with a compelling grittiness that is the trademark of this controversial director of independent cinema. 2,732 more words


Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans (2009)

A corrupt New Orleans detective juggles his drug addiction, high class hooker girlfriend and gambling debts while trying to solve the gangland execution of a Senegalese family. 141 more words