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A Fear of Dying: Approaching death in Wim Wenders' 'Lightning over Water' and Tamara Jenkins' 'The Savages'

At an early point in Wim Wenders experimental documentary on the death of Nicholas Ray, Lightning over Water (1980), Wenders puts forward the idea that one should confront one’s fears head on. 1,833 more words




edit – If anyone reads this, I would really really love to do a PSH blogothon of sorts and get as many people who read this to write about their favorite Hoffman film. 872 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Slums of Beverly Hills, 1998 (dir. Tamara Jenkins)

Vivian: Are you starring at my breasts?
Eliot: No!
Vivian: Well look at them!
Eliot: Ok. . .
Vivian: What do they make you think?

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"The Savages" Goes Overboard On General Misery

There’s such a thing as too much. That in itself is a theme of Tamara Jenkins’s The Savages, about siblings Wendy (Laura Linney) and Jon Savage (Philip Seymour Hoffman) taking responsibility for their ailing, alienated father when his living arrangements fall through. 647 more words