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‘Suspiria’ (1977) Review

Dario Argento unleashed something masterfully simple and profoundly horrifying in his 1977 film Suspiria. The violence depicted and put on display in Suspiria is

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Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

What do you know about women?” That was the profound question asked of Martin Scorsese before he was hired to direct Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.  “Nothing,” Scorsese wisely answered.  “But I’m willing to learn.”  Released in 1974, between Mean

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Bullitt

Crumb

A thoughtful documentary filled with shocking, unforgettable truth.

Jurassic Park

A lesson in finding humanity.

The Beguiled

Sofia Coppola’s take on Thomas Cullinan’s novel The Beguiled (or The Painted Devil)—and by association Don Siegel’s 1971 film adaptation—is a dusky, sensual and twisted sort of fairytale. Coppola’s version is vastly

‘Suspiria’ (1977) Review

Dario Argento unleashed something masterfully simple and profoundly horrifying in his 1977 film Suspiria. The violence depicted and put on display in Suspiria is so graphic and wild, rather than just being cheap and

The Shining

There is a certain generation of directors whose filmography would span genres and they would use their unique voice to tell all sorts of stories with equal parts respect and creativity. Every

Things To Come (L’avenir)

Parisienne philosophy professor Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) finds herself at odds when a series of dismaying events occur which leave her completely untethered and surprisingly free. Having arrived at her midlife chock-full of

Thelma

Why can’t I just be what I am? Why isn’t that possible? An orchestral crescendo rises and promptly falls as the opening credits drift into a frigid scene. A young six-year-old girl

The Wild Bunch

“It ain’t like it used to be, but it’ll do.” One of the greatest slices of western Americana you’re ever bound to find, The Wild Bunch is, in many ways, a series of

Bullitt

This was my first full dive into Director Peter Yates’ late 60’s action movie Bullitt. Having seen the famous car chase a number of times, I felt Horsepower Month was the right time