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Dressed to Kill (1980)

July 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Synopsis Resorting to a fantasy in which a stranger accosts her in the shower, Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson) gets through a thoroughly unsatisfying round of sex with her husband. Revealing this to her psychiatrist, Dr. Elliott (Michael Caine), she’s advised to think about where her anger is going and to confront her husband with her […]

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Tags: Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Mother/son relationship · Murder mystery · Museums and galleries · Prostitute · Psycho killer · Psychoanalysis · Rated X · Train · Woman in jeopardy

American Psycho (2000)

December 5th, 2007 · 3 Comments

  Synopsis Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) wakes up in his apartment on West 81st Street. His day starts with stomach crunches and anti-aging eye balm. Patrick reports to his job as vice president of an investment firm owned by his father. His secretary Jean (Chloë Sevigny) keeps track of his lunch schedule. Patrick later has […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Cult favorite · Prostitute · Psycho killer · Rated X

Taxi Driver (1976)

February 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro) applies for a job at a cab company, commenting to the punchy personnel man (Joe Spinell) that he can’t sleep, and wants to work long hours. We get hints of Travis’ background. Age, 26. Education, “Some, you know, here and there.” Military record: honorable discharge, 1973. As Travis transports fares from […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Paranoia · Prostitute · Rated X · Shootout