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Film Review: Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)


SYNOPSIS: A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood. REVIEW: If your a fan of cinema, horror, and quirky B-grade films, then the name “Roger Corman” should be plenty familiar. His credits deem quite impressive with 100’s of films to his directing name. You would think that life is one continual production ...

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Film Review: Shutter Island (2010)


SYNOPSIS: It’s 1954, and up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston’s Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He’s been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he wonders whether he hasn’t been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range ...

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Cult Favorite Taxi Driver hits Blu-ray Disc April 5th


35th Anniversary Edition of Four-Time Academy Awardยฎ-Nominated Cinema Classic Arrives on Blu-ray Discโ„ข for the First Time on April 5th Culver City, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2011) โ€“ Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Oscar winnerยฎ Martin Scorseseโ€™s (Best Director, The Departed, 2006) classic of modern cinema, Taxi Driver, on April 5, 2011–for the first time on Blu-ray Disc–in celebration of ...

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Film Review: After Hours (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “A meek word processor impulsively travels to Manhattan’s Soho district to date an attractive but apparently disturbed young woman and finds himself trapped there in a nightmarish surreal vortex of improbable coincidences and farcical circumstances.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: During the mid-eighties, the term Quirky Comedy seemed to make film producers run for their cheque-book without even thinking, with the ...

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