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Entries Tagged as 'Father/son relationship'

Thou Shalt Not

January 7th, 2011 · No Comments

“Portmanteau” is French for “coat rack”. Lewis Carroll appropriated the word in 1871 for Through The Looking Glass to explain two words merged into one; “chortle” is a portmanteau Carroll invented, while “Internet”, “blog” and “sexploitation” are three he did not. In the month of January, I’ll take a look at portmanteau films, where we […]

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Tags: Animation · Cult favorite · Father/son relationship · Mother/son relationship · No opening credits · Supernatural · Unconventional romance

Coffee and Cigarettes, That Isn’t Too Healthy

January 4th, 2011 · No Comments

“Portmanteau” is French for “coat rack”. Lewis Carroll appropriated the word in 1871 for Through The Looking Glass to explain two words merged into one; “chortle” is a portmanteau Carroll invented, while “Internet”, “blog” and “sexploitation” are three he did not. In the month of January, I’ll take a look at portmanteau films, where we […]

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Tags: Brother/sister relationship · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Interrogation

57 Years Old and Broke

December 1st, 2010 · No Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after someone with much better taste recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Based on Novel”, “Redhead” and “Salesgirl” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month of December, […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Concert · Drunk scene · Father/son relationship · Music · No opening credits · Road trip · Shot In Texas · Small town · Unconventional romance