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0258 | The Last Picture Show

Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show stands up today as one of the most haunting, elegiac works about change in America ever made, a sombre and touching film that examines transition on a number of levels. 1,958 more words

Film

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

2014 #136
Darren Aronofsky | 97 mins | DVD | 16:9 | USA / English | 18 / NC-17*

On Coney Island, the faded and decrepit one-time pleasure place of New York City, four people — Harry (Jared Leto), his girlfriend Marion (Jennifer Connelly), his best friend Tyrone (Marlon Wayans), and his mother Sara (Oscar-nominated Ellen Burstyn) — find themselves accidentally drawn into a whirlwind of drug addiction. 600 more words

Adaptations

The Exorcist (1973) Review

Verdict: Well made

Good effects, mood, and general acting.

Review

If you’ve noticed the movie categories that I have listed, you will see that there is no category for horror films. 540 more words

Movie Reviews

Revisiting Gems: #2 Requiem for a Dream (2000)

*Spoilers ahead*

Arguably the first of Darren Aronofsky’s masterpieces, Requiem was a hard hitting ‘drug’ film following the highs and lows of four addicts, which shot its director as well as actor Jared Leto into super-stardom. 414 more words

Movie Reviews

TWO MEN IN TOWN (2015)

 Greetings again from the darkness. Director Rachid Bouchareb, a long time festival favorite, has taken the general story of writer/director Jose Giovanni’s 1973 film of the same title and relocated it from France to a New Mexico border town. 398 more words

Drama

Movie Ramblings: The Fountain

Similar to Cloud Atlas, The Fountain weaves together three stories which stretch across time and space with the same actors playing characters in each strand. 603 more words

Film

THE EXORCIST (1973)

A film by William Friedkin

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Here we go I happen to think about this one film here is why it was done beautifully well even the remade so I am told but I have not seen it yet. 491 more words

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