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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

The captain of a recon patrol which went missing for three days in the deserts of Kuwait begins to question his own memories after a disturbing visit from one of his men. 179 more words


At Boutique Brooklyn Cinema, A-List Directors Help Revive Print Film


That was the first word that came to my mind while watching the 35mm print. Mottled, splotchy, and 42 years old, it was at times so garbled you could barely make out what was happening on screen. 1,047 more words


The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate (1959), by Richard Condon, is a political thriller about the son of a prominent U.S. political family who is brainwashed into being an unwitting assassin for a Communist conspiracy. 884 more words

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Jonathan Demme


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Get set for ‘Arthouse Theater Day’ this September

The Arthouse Convergence along with over 160 theaters will come together to create a unique experience. Highlighting the theaters in these certain  cities as ARTHOUSE THEATER DAY is a celebration of great features and documentaries from places that have withstood the test of time. 662 more words

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Films of my life - 1984

“So, what is my favourite movie of 1984?  I’ve chosen possibly the greatest concert movie of all time -Jonathan Demme’s  film of Talking Heads in concert – “Stop Making Sense”.

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)


In terms of its construction – in its carefully-selected cinematography that aligns the audience closely with Clarice Starling’s (Jodie Foster) point-of-view, in its ice-cold star turn by Anthony Hopkins, in its carefully-paced storytelling – … 184 more words

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