Requiem For A Dream

In 1978, the year John Carpenter’s “Halloween” came out, Hubert Shelby Jr. (Last Exit to Brooklyn) published a novel titled, “Requiem for a Dream.” It’s about four individuals who succumb to drug addiction as each of them try to achieve a specific goal. Fresh from his directorial debut “Pi,” Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler, Black Swan) […]

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Moonrise Kingdom

After Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” came out in 2009, his next film is based on his experience as a Boy Scout growing up in Texas and wanted to make a story about young love set in The 60s. What I’m referring to is the premise from “Moonrise Kingdom.” Moonrise Kingdom was released in 2012. […]

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A Woman Under The Influenece

“A Woman Under the Influence” was released in 1974. (same year The Godfather Part II came out) It received unanimous praise from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, it managed to make money at the box office. A Woman Under the Influence became an eligible nominee at The Oscars for “Best Director” (John […]

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Sling Blade

In 1994, then unknown Billy Bob Thornton made a short film titled, “Some Folks Call It A Sling Blade.” The short film is about a man named, Karl Childers who reveals his troubled past about a double murder he committed. Two Years Later, Billy expanded the short into a full fledged independent film under the […]

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Boogie Nights

In 1988, inspired by the mockumentary rock comedy “This Is Spinal Tap,” then seventeen-year-old Paul Thomas “P.T.” Anderson (one of my favorite directors) filmed a mockumentary titled, “The Dirk Diggler Story.” An actor who rose to fame during “The Golden Age Of Porn” back in The 70s to The Early 80s. With support from his […]

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Barton Fink (Fox’s Flops Vol. 1 #4)

Salutations fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a playwright who’s tasked to write a screenplay, but he’s having creative problems due to distractions in a unsanitary hotel. He meets a neighbor with a mysterious background who tries to help him bounce back his creativity. As the two become friends, tensions […]

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