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Variety: ‘Pretty Woman’ Anniversary: 12 Hookers with Hearts of Gold

Introduction: When it premiered on March 23, 1990, “Pretty Woman” made one thing perfectly clear: Hollywood has an obsession with the world’s oldest profession. From Gloria Swanson playing a harlot in the silent melodrama “Sadie Thompson,” to Sasha Grey as a high-priced escort in Steven Soderbergh’s “The Girlfriend Experience,” prostitutes have been a movie mainstay since the pre-code era. 72 more words


The Stake Podcast - RoboCop

Director Paul Verhoeven once said that RoboCop is the American Jesus.

What does that mean? Verhoeven’s RoboCop is an ultra-violent sci-fi action movie that’s surprisingly funny—but does the film’s anti-corporate, anti-capitalist satire hit its mark? 55 more words

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Blow Out

In the saga of paranoid artists who may or may not have witnessed a murder, first there was Rear Window, then there was Blowup… 1,021 more words


Throwback Trailer: Dressed to Kill (1980)

When Liz Blake (Nancy Allen), a prostitute, sees a mysterious woman brutally slay homemaker Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson), she finds herself trapped in a dangerous situation. 56 more words

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Postmortem: Robocop (2014)

I caught the reboot of Robocop in theaters, and recall at the time thinking that it was a bit weak, especially compared to the original film. 417 more words



Nancy Allen made waves with her first Ozark mystery. The second goes on sale on February 17. But here, you can check out the first chapter right now! 979 more words