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Entries Tagged as 'Crooked officer'

In Dreams, You’re Mine

July 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

“Talking about it was so important to that film. I think some people could despise it. If you don’t like the story or what it’s saying, then you just end up hating everything. It’s not a movie for everybody. Some people really dug it. Others thought it was disgusting and sick. And, of course, it […]

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Tags: Coming of age · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Femme fatale · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Reckless Driver · Road trip · Small town

Fighting Imaginary Enemies

May 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Whoever said that talking about politics, religion or sex on a blind date was a bad idea could just have easily applied that rule to movies. Or maybe like Peter Venkman said, it’s more of a guideline than a rule. I caught two movies recently that were the flip side of the same coin: independently […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Animation · Coming of age · Crooked officer · Documentary · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Mother/daughter relationship

9000, Officer In Trouble

February 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Promoting I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988, Steve James, who appeared as “Kung Fu Joe” in the blaxploitation spoof, commented: “I always hated that label ‘blaxploitation.’ I wondered, why couldn’t there just be films with black stars? You know, you’d go around the corner from a theater showing one of them, and there’d be […]

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Tags: Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Famous line · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Prostitute · Shootout