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Entries Tagged as 'Based on play'

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

July 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Synopsis Real estate salesman Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon) begins his evening in a phone booth outside a Chinese restaurant, speaking to his hospitalized daughter and promising to visit her after a sales meeting. Dave Moss (Ed Harris) is furious over the “Mickey Mouse sales conference” and confronts office manager John Williamson (Kevin Spacey) about the […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Based on play · Cult favorite · Famous line · Interrogation · Midlife crisis

Bug (2007)

December 17th, 2007 · 5 Comments

  Synopsis At the Rustic Motel somewhere in the flatlands of Oklahoma, Agnes White (Ashley Judd) begins receiving strange phone calls at night. All she hears is breathing, and assumes it’s her ex Jerry, who’s just been paroled. Cigarettes and wine do little to calm her nerves. After her shift as a waitress at a […]

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Tags: Based on play · Paranoia · Surprise after end credits · Woman in jeopardy

I Confess (1953)

October 23rd, 2007 · 5 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: Based on play · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Paranoia