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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

“Within a budding grove, the girls think but of love. Hear the radio, drinking tea and to hell with being free. They’ve no idea the bourgeoisie has never hesitated to kill its children.” I thought it would be a while … Continue reading

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

“Give yourself over to absolute pleasure. Swim the warm waters of sins of the flesh – erotic nightmares beyond any measure, and sensual daydreams to treasure forever. Can’t you just see it? Don’t dream it, be it.” It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Jaws (1975)

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” Often credited as the first summer blockbuster, Jaws was a phenomenon of filmmaking and the first acclaimed hit from iconic director Steven Spielberg (who I’m certain must be the most represented director on the AFI 100). It’s a … Continue reading

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

“But I tried, didn’t I? Goddamnit, at least I did that.” The Academy Awards aren’t always an indicator of a great film, but very often they are. Particularly if a film sweeps all five major categories (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, … Continue reading

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