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Safe (1995)

“We are one with the power that created us. We’re safe and all is well in our world.” Safe is a movie about a lot of things. It’s about class. It’s about gender. It’s about health hysteria in modern America. I … 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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Halloween (1978)

“It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” There’s really no subset of the horror genre more recognizable these days than the slasher flick. A crazed villain with a sharp weapon wreaks havoc on some unsuspecting teenagers. It’s a formula … Continue reading

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Blowup (1966) 

“Nothing like a little disaster for sorting things out.”  Michelangelo Antonioni – Wikipedia says he’s one of Italy’s most acclaimed directors who “redefined the concept of narrative cinema.” I hold the opinion of Wikipedia editors higher than any other, so … Continue reading

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Vinyl (1965)

“The squares do good because they dig it. So I do bad because I dig doing bad.” Man, this movie sucks. Vinyl is Andy Warhol’s interpretation of Anthony Burgess’s The Clockwork Orange. Filmed in The Factory and consisting of just … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014)

” There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’.” I’ve been on a pretty good streak this week finding some real gems. Whiplash is another movie that got some buzz when it came out, but I … Continue reading

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