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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems. 82 more words

Locke: A Little British Gem

Must everyone mischaracterize Locke? Before I saw it, the poster left me thinking Tom Hardy would give his best Ryan Gosling in Drive impression. Critics classified it with… 899 more words

Theatrical Film Reviews

The Key

An actor friend recently said of Freddie Jones, (pictured), “I want that man to live forever.”

There are relatively few adaptations of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There… 219 more words


Oh! What a Lovely War

I remember that my high school history classes didn’t always give equal time to all of the major conflicts that the US was involved in. We spent a lot of time on the Vietnam War, after all it had occurred within our lifetimes, but the Korean War only got a short unit. 673 more words


Naked Lunch (1991)


Hell. Naked Lunch surely qualifies as one of David Cronenberg’s most intense, multi-layered, and head-spinning films. Unlike other classic Cronenberg films like The Fly… 106 more words

Film Reviews

Garden State

Andrew Largeman (Zach Braff) is in a listless daze, working as a waiter/failed actor at a Vietnamese restaurant in Los Angeles when he receives a message from his father (Ian Holm) that his mother has died. 962 more words


Chariots of Fire (1981)

“Now there are just two of us – young Aubrey Montague and myself – who can close our eyes and remember those few young men with hope in our hearts and wings on our heels… 970 more words

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