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Entries from March 2006

Seven Samurai (1954)

March 29th, 2006 · No Comments

In a 16th century Japan ravaged by civil war, when central authority has been fragmented and warlords rule, a village of penniless farmers learn that a horde of bandits plan to attack as soon as their rice is harvested. Most favor capitulation, but the village elder decides they will fight back by hiring samurai to […]

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Band of Outsiders (1964)

March 28th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Two shiftless young Parisians – dreamer Franz (Sam Frey) and the opportunistic Arthur (Claude Brasseur) – plot to burgle cash from the foster home of a naïve girl (Anna Karina) they meet in their English class. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard, who loosely adapted the American pulp novel Fools’ Gold by Dolores Hitchens and provided self-conscious […]

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Tags: Museums and galleries

Elizabethtown (2005)

March 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A tennis shoe designer (Orlando Bloom) is responsible for a sneaker that has become a mortal fiasco for his company. Dumped by his girlfriend and fired by his boss (Alec Baldwin), he opts to kill himself. But he fails there too when he gets a call from his sister (Judy Greer) to notify him that […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Road trip