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David Fincher Series #3: The Game (1997)

Following on from the success of Seven two years previously, David Fincher continued to develop his growing reputation as a director of complex psychological thrillers with his third feature, 1,269 more words


Oscar Bait Gone Wrong

The months October, November and December are known most commonly in the movie world as Oscar season. This time of the year often brings out the year’s ‘Oscar bait’, films that focus on important subject-matter, employ stong casts and are produced at least partially in order to be nominated for, and hopefully win, an Academy Award. 949 more words

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Sean Penn's "INTO THE WILD" and what it tells us about culture and the Left.


“Into the Wild” is one of the better films of recent years, but it’s not without considerable problems. Sean Penn is an able director and has an eye for nice details but lacks a sure-footed personal vision or style characteristic of the great ‘auteurs’. 3,852 more words

Today in Madonna History: May 17, 1991

On May 17 1991, Roger Ebert gave Madonna’s Truth or Dare documentary a 3 1/2 star rating and a thumbs up review.

Here’s what Ebert had to say: 637 more words


Red Carpet : Cannes Film Festival 2015

When most people think about Cannes, their minds immediately go to the glamorous long red carpet that actors have to walk before premiering their latest films. 647 more words


‘The Gunman’ Review

In 2008, Taken famously reinvented Liam Neeson as an ageing action hero leading to a string of successful similar movies for the actor. While a fair amount of the credit for that film’s popularity lays with the then-novel performance of its star, it surprisingly hasn’t led to much for the man who actually directed the film; Frenchman Pierre Morel. 695 more words


Nicholas Cage and Sean Penn

This picture says a million words. Yes. Penn. Cage. #hotties Racing with the moon. 1984.