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Lone Star (1996)

The sheriff of a small Texas border town who languishes in the shadow of his legendary father investigates the murder of a corrupt predecessor who disappeared 40 years previously when his skeleton is discovered buried in the desert. 143 more words

Film

Artist Ramón Santiago's Unlikely Influence on the Creature Feature Alligator (1980)

June’s Movie of the Month, Alligator, is an early 80s creature feature about a baby alligator named Ramón who grows mythically gigantic after being flushed down the toilet & feeding on a cruel science experiment’s cast-off corpses of animal subjects he finds in the Chicago sewers. 537 more words

Brandon Ledet

The Secret of Roan Inish


Secret of Roan Inish, The (1994)
★★★ / ★★★★

Sent to live with her grandmother (Eileen Colgan) and grandfather (Dave Duffy) in a coastal village in order to avoid inhaling toxic fumes in the city, Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is captured by stories of a nearby island right across her new home. 473 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

5 BASEBALL FILMS

by Pascal Grenier for Cinetalk.net

Opening Day in Major League Baseball is just a couple days away. Except for Boxing, no other sport was put on screen as often as baseball,  America’s pastime. 490 more words

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4 Shots From 4 Films: The Natural, Field of Dreams, Eight Men Out, 42

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films is all about letting the visuals do the talking. 85 more words

Film

Filmmaking Quote #44 (John Sayles)

“I often say to people: ‘You absolutely can make movies. The idea of having a career in the movie business is a very, very different thing.’  174 more words

Screenwriting