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Requiem for a Dream

Plot: A mother and her son both become addicted to drugs after trying to chase their dreams.

Year: 2000

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly and Ellen Burstyn. 204 more words


Une humeur et un humour de chien

Le nouvel opus de l’Américain Todd Solondz, Le Teckel (Wiener-Dog), raconte l’histoire d’un « chien saucisse » à l’air particulièrement déprimé qui, au gré des changements de propriétaires et des vicissitudes de la vie, se trouve dans des situations toujours plus bizarres. 1,070 more words


The Last Picture Show - Review


This is a film I’ve always had some sort of a connection with in spirit. Even though I’m not one to speak from the generation to which it presents, there’s a specific pleasantness to which Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show creates that has always enamoured me from the first moment I saw it. 990 more words

Film Reviews

Double Take: Requiem For a Dream

Purple in the morning, Blue in the afternoon, Orange in the evening, and Green at night.

What I remember from this movie is that it was very dark. 837 more words


The Age of Adaline (2015)

Ads for this movie ran all the time before it came out, and I think I’d meant to see it.  The previews were gorgeous, as if Blake Lively had made an extremely stylish perfume commercial in every decade in the twentieth century. 472 more words

Watching "The Big Valley"

Yesterday I watched a great, albeit “edited” episode of “The Big Valley” that originally aired in 1967,  in which emerging actresses Ellen Burstyn, who became a great, and Karen Black, eventually very good, showed signs of their eventual success. 192 more words


La década de los ochenta fue, para Charles Bronson , una época ligada prácticamente en exclusividad a la productora Cannon Films. Son tres los trabajos que el fallecido actor hizo fuera del universo de Menahem Golam y Yoram Globus; la primera es la excepcional odisea nevada de… 727 more words