Film Review: Imaginaerum (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A coma sends an old man into his childhood’s sinister fantasy world, where he must fight dementia and gain back his memories before it’s too late. REVIEW: Director – Stobe Harju Starring – Marianne Farley, Quinn Lord, Francis X. McCarthy I’m going to get literary for just a second and quote one of my favorite first lines from any novel, Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Altered States (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. REVIEW: “Altered States” “He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” -Dr. Johnson. This film is a juggernaut of intellectual and stylistic eye candy, it is apocalyptic in imagery and in its nature this film is a tiny milestone marking the beginning of … Continue reading

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