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  • Breakaway
  • Suspiria
  • Showgirls
  • Possession

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Recent reviews

  • John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

    John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

    This is a pretty straight-forward documentary with some cool archival footage, but I really liked the section in this where Yoko Ono presents an art show at MOMA, and her exhibit consists of nothing inside of an empty room. A child is seen being interviewed on a street-corner about the concept, and he responds by saying that it sounds good to him, because it could be anything if you're willing to open up your mind. He gets it. Contrast that…

  • The Swimmer

    The Swimmer

    If you were to think of the prototypical ideal American male you might summon an image of Burt Lancaster. Tall, lean and with a great smile, Lancaster had it all as a screen presence in his heyday of the 1950s. During that period Lancaster was among the more interesting male stars for his willingness and ability to convey vulnerability. Among a wave of others soon to follow like Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift he didn’t shield himself or his characters…

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