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Entries from September 2009

A Serial Killer Film the Way I Want To See a Serial Killer Film

September 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Surveillance (2008) Written by Jennifer Lynch & Kent Harper Directed by Jennifer Lynch Produced by Lago Film/ Arclight Films/ Blue Rider Pictures Running time: 97 minutes So, What’s This About? Following a gruesome murder, FBI Special Agents Sam Hallaway (Bill Pullman) and Elizabeth Anderson (Julia Ormond) arrive at a rural police station to interview three […]

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Tags: Black comedy · Crooked officer · Dreams and visions · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Psycho killer · Road trip · Small town

Genuineness That Can’t Be Bought

September 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Nowhere In Africa (2001) Screenplay by Caroline Link, based on the novel by Stefanie Zweig Directed by Caroline Link Produced by Constantin Film/ MTM Cineteve/ Bavaria Film International/ Media Cooperation One Running time: 141 minutes So, What’s This About? In January 1938, Walter Redlich (Merab Ninidze) lies stricken with malaria in a remote farmhouse in […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Military · Mother/daughter relationship · Train

The Class of ’84 Blogathon to score on Monday, October 26

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

“Honest work. Let me tell ya somethin’ about ‘honest work’. When somebody says they got ‘honest work’, you know what they got? They got a shit job, that’s what they got.” — Charlie (Mickey Rourke) in The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984) This Distracted Globe will host its first ever carnival — The Class of […]

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Tags: Thoughts and theories