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Reimagining the Softcore Cable Porn Movie

January 24th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Frederic Raphael, inspired by the novel Traumnovelle by Arthur Schnitzler Directed by Stanley Kubrick Produced by Stanley Kubrick Running time: 159 minutes Should I Care? Even with its question marks, the thirteenth and final film from Stanley Kubrick — director of 2001: A Space Odyssey, A […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Paranoia · Prostitute · Rated X

What’s Up With This Script? Are You Down With This?

March 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Boogie Nights (1997) Written by Paul Thomas Anderson Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson Produced by Ghoulardi Film Company/ Lawrence Gordon Productions/ New Line Cinema Running time: 155 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? In the San Fernando Valley of 1977, busboy Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) catches the eye of Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds), maker […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Father/son relationship · Master and pupil · No opening credits · Prostitute · Rated X · Shootout

It’s Exactly Like My Business

March 11th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Scarface (1983) Screenplay by Oliver Stone, based on a screenplay by Ben Hecht Directed by Brian DePalma Produced by Universal Pictures Running time: 170 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? In 1980 – following the expulsion by Fidel Castro of 125,000 Cubans, many less than desirable – U.S. immigration officials question Tony Montana (Al […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Brother/sister relationship · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Rated X · Shootout