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This movie is painfully entertaining. The basic formula for cheesy 90’s cinema; if you didn’t see it in a matinee then you probably rented it from the local video store. Schlocky leftover clichés from the previous decade: firearms that sound like explosions, urban cowboy boots, duster

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Naked Lunch is the live-action adaptation of the infamous William Burroughs 1959 novel of the same name, directed by David Cronenberg and distributed by 20 Century Fox. The book was banned in Boston in 1962 due to obscenity (notably child murder and acts of pedophilia), making

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In recent years, I’ve seen a small backlash against the character Ferris Bueller. One sometimes hears the trite, overused buzzwords such as “out-of-touch,” “entitled,” and “privileged." I remonstrate against this dismissive characterization of one of the most potent symbols of youthful exuberance and freedom. Both

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Howard Deutch’s return to teen drama after Pretty in Pink shows him again in top form in his sophomore effort. John Hughes also brings his top writing game, providing probably even more memorable dialogue. They were also able to bring their full creative vision of

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A common misconception is that John Hughes directed the romantic comedy Pretty in Pink. The famed director did serve as scriptwriter, so his touches are sprinkled throughout this Brat Pack feature. However, director Howard Deutch handled his script well enough to land a charming debut

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French Retrowave/EBM artist Sierra marks her first video release with a riveting short-film drawing influence from David Fincher and Stieg Larsson’s cold-blooded, violent crime stories. The music video for ‘All About Love’ is a suspenseful, bloody tale about the search for identity, love and bloody murder. Strap

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What makes a film art? Is it subtext? The collage of mediums blanketed onto film with music and mood layering the textures, emotions and the suspension of disbelief? Well, the time has come. Yes, I did forget but, I remember now.  This month's Retro Movie is

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I am back!!!!! Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, known in Japan as just Innocence (イノセンス, Inosensu), is a 2004 anime/computer-animated cyberpunk film that serves as a sequel to 1995's Ghost in the Shell. It was co-produced by Production I.G and Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten,

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