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Entries Tagged as 'Midlife crisis'

Harlem Is The Capital of Every Ghetto Town

February 13th, 2011 · 4 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: 24 hour time frame · Based on novel · Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Dreams and visions · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Shootout

The Girl Was A Zygote When You Were In the 7th Grade

December 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Cat Food”, “Rain” and “Corset” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Brother/brother relationship · Coming of age · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Famous line · Midlife crisis · Music · Road trip · Small town · Unconventional romance

Not The Man I Dreamt I Might Be When I Was Young

December 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Laundromat”, “Love Triangle” and “Shaving Legs” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Midlife crisis · No opening credits · Road trip · Unconventional romance