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Entries from May 2007

The Sugarland Express (1974)

May 31st, 2007 · 3 Comments

In 1969, Lou Jean Poplin (Goldie Hawn) arrives at the Jester Unit pre-release facility to visit her husband Clovis (William Atherton). He only has four months left on his sentence, but Lou Jean notifies him that welfare is coming to take their beloved Baby Langston and put him in a foster home. She’s just been […]

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Tags: Road trip · Shootout · Shot In Texas

Tender Mercies (1983)

May 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Mac Sledge (Robert Duvall) wakes up on the floor of a motel somewhere between Austin and Dallas. His drinking buddy has left him broke, but Mac asks the single mother who owns the motel/gas station – Rosa Lee (Tess Harper) – if he can work off his bill. She agrees, as long as he doesn’t […]

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Tags: Father/daughter relationship · Midlife crisis · Music · Shot In Texas · Small town

Time After Time (1979)

May 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

In 1893, Jack the Ripper claims a female victim amid the fog of London. At the same time, H.G. Wells (Malcolm McDowell) hosts a party. Wells is a pompous visionary who espouses free love and socialism in his writing, which finances his scientific experiments. With the arrival of Dr. John Leslie Stevenson (David Warner), Wells […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Based on novel · Cult favorite · Interrogation · Museums and galleries · Prostitute · Psycho killer · Unconventional romance · Woman in jeopardy