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American Beauty

Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a boring middle-aged father living in the suburbs. After fixating on a girl called Angela (Mena Suvari), his daughters best friend, he decides it’s time for a change and starts smoking pot and even quits his job much to the disdain of his wife Carolyn… 139 more words


It's Never Too Late - American Beauty (1999)

One of the best family dramas ever made.  So this is about a married man at a crossroad in his life (Kevin Spacey).  He has an awakening in the form of a midlife crisis.  477 more words


Film Review: Sam Mendes, "American Beauty" (1999)

There’s Nothing Worse Than Being Ordinary…

This week has seen me revisit some of my favourite films from the past few years, this being something which brought to light one film in particular that I loved when I first saw it, and to my surprise has also actually grown on me even more over time with each viewing. 676 more words


ghost world

So in Ghost World, Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson stick out like sore thumbs, they’re a little bit strange, a bit nerdy and a bit trendy and Thora Birch has this weird relationship with Steve Buscemi who’s a little bit strange too. 161 more words

Mental Health

American Beauty (1999)

Temperature: Warm

To find yourself in the middle of your life without any hope in a job that can go nowhere. Could be the catharsis for a change, they say changes are good. 794 more words