Tagged: Drama

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Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

It’s likely you’ve seen Rosemary’s Baby more times than you can count. You probably even know some choice lines of dialogue (“Typhoon!”), and can recite them at the drop of a hat. Maybe you’ve...

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Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles has simply delivered a masterpiece with Citizen Kane. And that is quite a feat, especially during war-torn Europe in 1941! The film has been recorded almost entirely in studios. Fantastic acting, but...

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Doll, The (1962)

“A Greek gentleman of magical persuasion once wanted a woman who would satisfy his every desire, and so obsessed with the unfound object of his dreams was he, that he went about constructing such...

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Boy With Green Hair, The (1948)

The Boy With Green Hair is a charming parable of how non-conformity — while alienating and lonely at times — can be a source of profound strength. The story follows a young boy named...

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Blue Velvet (1986)

Blue Velvet is a weird one. I mean, really weird. Considering this is a David Lynch flick, I should not be surprised at all. Some of the readers at home might be wondering how...

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Night of the Hunter (1955)

Surprisingly enough, it was my mother who introduced this film to me when I was about nine years old. I distinctly remember her becoming enrapt by the devious ploys and plans of the main...

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Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish is a second-amendment loving, pull-yourself-up-from-your-bootstraps preaching, take no prisoners kind of movie that champions eye-for-an-eye styled justice. Sadly, these kinds of stories sorely lack in the cultural zeitgeist of film today. Instead,...

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Svengali (1931)

In 1894, Englishman, George Du Maurier, published a novel named Trilby, which became a bestseller. It was a novel about a hypnotist and his obsessive love for and eventual enslavement of a girl named...

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Scarface (1932)

Scarface begins with a reigning crime-lord about to meet his demise. Louis Costillo is chatting with his buddies. He has just thrown a huge party for all of his men, and he’s comfortable with...

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Pennies From Heaven (1981)

Steve Martin plays a song-salesman, traveling from town to town selling sheet music. He is deprived of sex, and has a psychotically prudish wife. On a business trip, he falls in love with a...