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Film Review: Lost River (2014)

Release Date: May 20th, 2014 (Cannes)
Directed by: Ryan Gosling
Written by: Ryan Gosling
Music by: Johnny Jewel
Cast: Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith, Eva Mendes, Ben Mendelsohn, Barbara Steele… 607 more words


Blu-Ray News #88: The She Beast (1966).

Directed by Michael Reeves
Starring Barbara Steele, John Karlsen, Ian Ogilvy, Mel Welles

Michael Reeves died at 25 with only three movies to his credit. The last of those is the excellent… 81 more words

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Hannibal Lecter Wants to Sell You a Car

This is a short video from the UK called Le Fantôme, and it’s described as “A Jake Scott film starring Mads Mikkelsen.”

It’s a cookbook! 107 more words


8½ (1963, Italy)

8½ || 1963, Italy || Drama || Directed by – Federico Fellini / Written by – Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi / Produced by – Angelo Rizzoli / Music by – Nino Rota / Cinematography by – Gianni Di Venanzo / Editing by – Leo Cattozzo / Production Design by – Piero Gherardi / Starring – Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Rossella Falk, Barbara Steele, Madeleine Lebau, Eddra Gale / Running time: 138 mins. 355 more words


Lost River 2015

Ryan Gosling’s much derided debut feature is a surprisingly vivid Detroit melodrama with magic realist leanings.  Despite colourless male leads, Christina Hendrix proves the most empathetic through-line as a young mother whose creepy bank manager (Ben Mendelsohn) inveigles her into a dark world of underground clubs, where Eva Mendes and her crew present stylised acts of mutilation art to a paying crowd.  51 more words


Fishies pt 1 (Piranha, 1978)

Joe Dante’s third film was one of Roger Corman’s knockoff films.  Corman had a formula and it had a lot to do with seeing what was big or on the verge of big and following suit with lower budgets.  392 more words