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Entries Tagged as 'Paranoia'

Paranoid’s Paradise

June 21st, 2011 · 6 Comments

“The companies, the majors, were afraid of it. They felt that it’s a downer, that the main character is going to be not very likable. And they also were suspicious about the genre, because they kept saying that the murder mystery plot isn’t very strong, which they were right about! They really wanted a murder […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Gigolo · Interrogation · Love Triangle · Murder mystery · Paranoia · Party Crashers · Reckless Driver · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Road trip · Unconventional romance · Vigilante

A Good Scream

June 18th, 2011 · No Comments

“I’ve always have been saying and have been saying for years that the position of the camera is as important as what you’re photographing. A dirty word to me is ‘coverage’. You know, ‘two shot’. ‘Over the shoulder’. It’s stuff you see all the time and it just drives me crazy because this to me […]

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Tags: Assassination · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Flashback · Forensic evidence · Hitman · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers · Murder mystery · Paranoia · Private eye · Prostitute · Psycho killer · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Woman in jeopardy

The Biggest Surprise In A Man’s Life Is Old Age

December 23rd, 2010 · 5 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, “Polaroid”, “Sushi” and “Loan Payment” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · No opening credits · Paranoia · Unconventional romance