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'Hardcore': Another underrated Paul Schrader classic from the 70s

A particular scene in Paul Schrader’s Hardcore  has George C.Scott’s Jake Vandorn character approaching a porn movie producer with a proposition: He wants to invest $50,000 in one of these movies. 495 more words

Drama

While You Were Sleeping

There’s so much I want to say about “While You Were Sleeping (1995), I don’t know where to start. When I finally saw it, 19 years after it came out, it was a revelation. 68 more words

Movie Reviews

Young Frankenstein

Ashamed of his family history, Fredrick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder, and it’s pronounced Fronk-un-steen) attempts to distance himself from the work of his infamous grandfather, but finds the pull too great when he inherits the family estate in Transylvania and discovers his ancestor might have been onto something. 743 more words

Review

Outland

"You're supposed to protect us! You're the
police! It's your job! Where are your men?"
- Rudd
Dir: Peter Hyams
DoP: Stephen Goldblatt
Year: 1981… 50 more words
Color

The Friends of Eddie Coyle - Review

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In Peter Yates’s The Friends of Eddie Coyle, there’s a unique understanding of the crime genre that’s almost difficult to find nowadays. The film is mostly quiet, but it is never boring, instead it is thoroughly entertaining. 830 more words

Film Reviews

MUSIC REVIEW | The Candidate (1972)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: The Candidate revels in pointing out just how cut throat, corrupt and broken the world of politics is.  554 more words

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Frank and Marie are together again. Doris Roberts passed away this week at the age of 90. She wasn’t my favorite character on “Everybody Loves Raymond”. 63 more words

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