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Salvador (1986)

Has-been gonzo journalist James Woods sees the civil unrest in El Salvador as a opportunity to make some money but when his Salvadoran girlfriend and her family become embroiled in the violence, his attitudes soon change. 190 more words

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Second Glance: Stephen King's Clever, Overlooked Horror Anthology 'Cat's Eye'

Welcome to “Second Glance,” a bi-weekly column that spotlights an older film of note (thanks to an anniversary, a connection to a new release, or new disc or streaming availability) that was not as commercially or critically successful as it should’ve been. 1,292 more words

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“Citizen Cohn” (1992) should NOT be so obscure. It is a cinematic GEM.

 

Anyone who has seen “Citizen Cohn” (1992) has to have been stunned by James Woods riveting performance. An over-used adjective but it perfectly describes his performance. 1,110 more words

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Movie Review: Straw Dogs (2011)

In 2011, director Rod Lurie (The Contender) helmed a remake of Straw Dogs, the controversial and violent 1971 film from Sam Peckinpah. The film stars James Marsden (X-Men, The Loft) and Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns, Blue Crush) as David and Amy Sumner, a couple that has just moved to a rural Mississippi town where Amy grew up as a child. 608 more words

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