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Entries from June 2008

The Doors (1991)

June 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

  Synopsis Bearded, overweight and sipping whiskey, Jim Morrison (Val Kilmer) huddles in a studio in Paris, laying down a track of his poetry, alone. Moving back in time to Venice Beach, California in 1965, Morrison follows a woman who catches his eye back to her bungalow. He climbs in her window. “You got a […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Concert · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Famous line · Music

Hustle & Flow (2005)

June 26th, 2008 · 5 Comments

  Synopsis “Nothin’ but a bunch of jive and junk,” is how a “gateway hustler” named DJay (Terrence Howard) sizes up FM radio in Memphis as he drives through the city with Nola (Taryn Manning), a wide-eyed white girl employed as his top moneymaker. Selling an ounce of weed to bar owner Arnel (Isaac Hayes), […]

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Tags: Midlife crisis · Music · Prostitute

The Descent (2005)

June 20th, 2008 · 5 Comments

  Synopsis Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) wraps up a rafting trip in Scotland with her friends – daredevil Juno (Natalie Mendoza) and schoolteacher Beth (Alex Reid) – and rejoins her husband and daughter for the drive home. Their car collides with another vehicle, only Sarah survives. A year later, she’s still coping with the tragedy when […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Beasts and monsters · Woman in jeopardy