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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

“If I have any more fun today, I don’t think I’m gonna be able to take it!” I’m really learning to love exploitation cinema. It’s messy and sometimes only there to scratch an itch, but when it works, it pays … Continue reading

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Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)

Here’s another case where I happened to watch this movie a few months ago without even realizing it was on my list. Because it’s only 14 minutes long, I decided to give the film another watch this week and chronicle my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015)

“This city, these people… making the rest of us feel like we don’t belong. But they’re no better than us. Look at how they treat their children. Mark my words, Mr. Rezendes. If it takes a village to raise a … Continue reading

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The Blair Witch Project (1999)

“I’m scared to close my eyes. I’m scared to open them.” This is another interesting inclusion and a very divisive film. Though if you’re going to claim that there are 1001 movies you need to see before you die, I … Continue reading

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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

“For wherever the sun rises and sets, in the city’s turmoil or under the open sky on the farm, life is much the same; sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet.” The most striking revelation occurred to me during my research for Sunrise: A … Continue reading

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Oldboy (2003)

“Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep and you weep alone.” It’s no surprise that Oldboy was the Grand Prix winner at Cannes in 2004, given the highest praise by the President of the Jury, none other than Quentin Tarantino. Here we … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

“A drowning man takes down those nearest.” I meant to watch Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf months ago due to the passing of Edward Albee, a terrific playwright who devised the original story and whose plays I have seen and often enjoyed. I never managed … Continue reading

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