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Film Review: Lisztomania (1975)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Ken Russell, the director of Tommy and The Devils shifts into sensory overload with his hyper stylized biography of Hungarian composer Franz Liszt—a lascivious librettist who careens from proto pop stardom to Marxist revolutionary, ultimately becoming a catholic missionary to battle his arch nemesis —German composer Richard Wagner. Just picture the cult favorite cheese fest, rock …

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Film Review: Heavy Traffic

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In this adult animated feature, aspiring cartoonist Michael falls in love with Carol, an African American bartender. The couple struggle to escape their hellish urban environment, but fate isn’t on their side. REVIEW: The seventies represented a golden decade for filmmaking, spawning some of the most important and personal works ever committed to celluloid. Taxi Driver, …

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Film Review: The Show (2020)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A man’s search for a stolen artifact leads him to the haunted town filled with Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, Depression-era private eyes and violent chiaroscuro women. REVIEW: The movie “The Show” is a 2020 hypnotic new film directed by Mitch Jenkins, written by Alan Moore. Being a fan of Moore’s previous stories such as “Watchmen”, “From …

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Film Review: Skin Deep (1989)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A womanizing alcoholic writer, whose life seems to be falling apart at the seams, repeatedly finds himself in trouble of one sort or another with the law, ex-girlfriends, and jealous boyfriends. REVIEW: Blake Edwards “Skin Deep” arrived on the tail end of the 80’s featuring everyone’s favorite sitcom actor John Ritter as character Zachary “Zach” Hutton. …

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Film Review: Straw Dogs (1971)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Dustin Hoffman plays a regular American mathematician, who gets into some trouble with local bullies. He is made fun of and then his wife is raped. When they attack his home, he fights back. His outbreak of violence is extreme. Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife …

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