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Revisiting...Falling Down (1993)

VHS Revival revisits Joel Schumacher’s seething satire on the inherent ills of modern society.

By the time Bill Clinton began his presidential tenure, The United States of America had become a land of great financial disparity.  1,399 more words

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Throwback Thursday: 'Black Swan' (2010)

Nina (Natalie Portman) has trouble convincing her dance tutor (Vincent Cassel) that she is right for the lead role in an upcoming production of Swan Lake 9 more words

Academy Award

Black Swan (2010)

3.5/4

Darren Aronofsky’s maddening adaptation of Swan Lake is certainly an expert piece of cinema. Not as philosophically overblown as The Fountain nor as preachy as… 100 more words

Film Reviews

Hoosiers

30 years ago I watched the best sports movie ever. I even had the chance to visit some of the locations where it was filmed, I shot some hoops on the court where the final game was shot, I recorded one of my best friends score a three pointer (nothing but net) and met  one of the real players (the film is based on a true story). 76 more words

Friends Til the End.

Main Features No 62

Reviewing Beaches (1988)

Two 11-year-old girls meet on a beach becoming firm friends for 30 years through good and bad times.. 1,289 more words

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The Staircase (1998)

A small chapel’s choir loft survives incomplete with no staircase, until one day a mysterious drifter, with a background in carpentry, arrives in town.

Film

"The Stranger Beside Me"

The Stranger Beside Me (W.W. Norton & Company, 1980)

The world knew Ted Bundy to be a brutal serial killer, but for author Ann Rule, Bundy was a co-worker that she worked side-by-side with at a suicide hotline center. 139 more words

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