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The Age of Adaline - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)


While another example of how rape culture is infused in the romance genre, through stalking in this case, it is hard to deny that a piece of you wants to forget the beginning of the film’s romance to focus on its present and future. 541 more words


105 Must Watch Films: Requiem For A Dream (2000)

Starring: Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Ellen Burstyn

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Dynamic, original, violent and bleak. This film tells the story of four people whose lives are intertwined, who all end up addicted to the drugs that they thought would change their lives for the better. 302 more words

105 Must See Films

Al Pacino, 'our greatest actor now,' was nearly fired from The Godfather, and the rest is history

On this, almost everyone was agreed: Al Pacino was looking like a disaster as Michael Corleone.

Shooting had begun in early 1971. Pacino recalls the Paramount suits looking at the rushes and saying: “What the hell is this kid doing? 2,556 more words


Best films of the century? 100. "Requiem for a dream" (2000)

Title: “Requiem for a dream”

Year: 2000

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Principal Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Running Time: 101 min

Okay. So I did it. 401 more words


The Exorcist

The start of a Halloween weekend sees many turn to their movie collection to dig out the best fright-fests. This invariably leads to discussion that asks the big question: What is the scariest film ever? 873 more words

Movies Reflective

Wiener Dog

I love dogs. I have 4 dogs and I like them more than I like most people. They’re just more genuine, you know? You always know where you stand with a dog. 468 more words


Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

An earlier Martin Scorsese film that’s something of a departure from the other films of his I’ve watched, which might as well have been rated “M” for “Manly”. 607 more words