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Not Really A Romance

August 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Lost In Translation (2003) Written by Sofia Coppola Directed by Sofia Coppola Produced by American Zoetrope/ Elemental Films Running time: 101 minutes So, What’s This About? In the Park Hyatt Hotel towering over Tokyo, two Americans meet. Bob Harris (Bill Murray) is a movie star drawing a $2 million paycheck to appear in a commercial […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Bathtub scene · Midlife crisis · Road trip · Surprise after end credits · Train · Unconventional romance

This Is the Kind of Movie That Should Not Be Made

March 30th, 2009 · 10 Comments

L.A. Confidential (1997) Screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson. Based on the novel by James Ellroy Directed by Curtis Hanson Produced by Regency Enterprises Running time: 138 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? In Los Angeles of the early 1950s, Officer Bud White (Russell Crowe) stops on his way to deliver his fellow […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Crooked officer · Femme fatale · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Prostitute · Shootout · Surprise after end credits

Bug (2007)

December 17th, 2007 · 5 Comments

  Synopsis At the Rustic Motel somewhere in the flatlands of Oklahoma, Agnes White (Ashley Judd) begins receiving strange phone calls at night. All she hears is breathing, and assumes it’s her ex Jerry, who’s just been paroled. Cigarettes and wine do little to calm her nerves. After her shift as a waitress at a […]

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Tags: Based on play · Paranoia · Surprise after end credits · Woman in jeopardy