Film Review: Natural Born Killers (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. REVIEW: It was 1994, and I had been anticipation seeing Oliver Stone’s latest creation titled “Natural Born Killers“. I rushed to the theatre expecting a really unique film experience that looked like it was loaded with action and visual appeal. I was correct on those issues but was not ready for the “kind” of film that played … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hand (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Jon Lansdale was a prominent artist before he lost is drawing hand in a tragic automobile accident. His hand is never found, unfortunately, but when people start angering John, his hand returns to eliminate them. REVIEW: Written and Directed by Oliver Stone Starring: Michael Caine, Andrea Marcovicci, Annie McEnroe I was ten years old when The Hand hit theatres in 1981, so I was probably twelve or thirteen when I saw it for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oliver Stone (Pocket Essentials) – Author Michael Carlson

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OLIVER STONE (POCKET ESSENTIAL SERIES) (PAPERBACK) Written by Michael Carlson Published by Pocket Essentials Publication Date: 2002 Format: Black /White – 96 pages Price: $6.99 Another releases from the cute little pocket essential reads. This one gives tribute to the director Oliver Stone and his great collection of film work. While on the most part I do enjoy these books, this one came more with a love and hate relationship taste in my mouth. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: U-Turn (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: “When Bobby’s car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he’s encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later she hires Bobby to kill the husband.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Desert Noir may not be acknowledged … Continue reading

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