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Entries from May 2009

We Risked To Be Classified X and Not To Be Able To Be Presentable on the American Territory

May 18th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Léon / The Professional (1994) Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen (uncredited) Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Les Films du Dauphin/ Gaumont Running time: 110 minutes (theatrical version)/ 136 minutes (Version Integrale) What the *&#! Is This About? At a restaurant in Little Italy, mafioso Little Tony (Danny Aiello) dispatches a quiet, […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Shootout

Is This The Most Hated Film of All Time?

May 14th, 2009 · 13 Comments

The Thing (1982) Screenplay by Bill Lancaster, based on the short story Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell Jr. Directed by John Carpenter Produced by Turman-Foster Company/ David Foster Productions/ Universal Pictures Running time: 109 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? In Antarctica, a Siberian Husky races across a field of ice. In […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Based on short story · Beasts and monsters · Cult favorite · End of the world · Forensic evidence · Man vs. machine · Paranoia

Utterly Pissed At the Ending

May 10th, 2009 · 7 Comments

The Mist (2007) Screenplay by Frank Darabont, based on the novella by Stephen King Directed by Frank Darabont Produced by Darkwoods Productions/ Dimension Films Running time: 126 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? In the town of “Castle Rock,” Maine, a powerful electrical storm sends a tree through the lakeside home of graphic designer […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Ambiguous ending · Based on short story · Beasts and monsters · End of the world · Father/son relationship · Military · Paranoia · Small town