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Throwback 20: A Life Less Ordinary

For a lesser loved Danny Boyle film, A Life Less Ordinary has a peculiarly heavy load surrounding it. It’s a film which strangely shared the year with another spoilt rich blonde getting lusty Stockholm Syndrome over her exotic kidnapper. 672 more words


1997 Movie Review: THE FIFTH ELEMENT, 1997

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Directed by Luc Besson
Starring: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry
Review by Emma Hutchings… 1,498 more words

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Garden State (2004)

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother’s funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (IMDb)

Should’ve ended with that great climactic exchange at the quarry (“Good luck exploring the infinite abyss” “You too”) or at least before that saccharine final scene at the airport, because everything previous is nearly perfect in its achingly poignant and tastefully quirky young adult character study that nails its depiction of depression, awkward homecoming, and early romance through thoughtful dialogue, strong performances, calm cinematography, and a fittingly melancholy soundtrack.

8.5/10 (Amazing)

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

“We’re all citizens of a different town now. A place with its own special rules and its own special laws. A town of people living in the sweet hereafter.” 664 more words


Future Love Pt 1 (The Fifth Element, 1997)

Welcome to the Future.  It is run down and grimy.  And Bruce Willis lives there. And a mysterious object is hurtling towards Earth…a planet…an evil planet.  385 more words

Science Fiction

The Fifth Element

Of all the movies I have ever seen, there is only one that I actively disliked upon first seeing it, but later came to regard it as one of my all-time favorites. 979 more words


BIG NIGHT (1996) - 10 Reasons Why It’s One of My All Time Favorite Films

Following is a special, guest post by Sergia Flores…

Big Night: 10 Reasons Why It’s One of My All Time Favorite Films

Classic film blogger and creator of the soaring  909 more words

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