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SYNOPSIS: “Blinded by the Light” tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra) a British teen of Pakistani descent, growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil …
In my 20s, I was backpacking through Europe, and made a stop to check out Paris' Père Lachaise Cemetery, burial ground of a great many famous folks. You'd see teens crowded around Jim Morrison's grave…
McCarthy stars as Israel, an acerbic, exceedingly grumpy (to her own detriment) writer with mounting debt and a problem with alcohol, whose career hits the skids after a streak of poor book sales and …
How many times have we seen a story of a married middle-aged (white) guy being lured and destroyed by a young woman? Is it because most screenwriters are middle-aged guys who have experienced more fai…
For anyone young enough to picture the 1950s as one extended Leave it to Beaver episode, I would respectfully refer you to the film noir classic Sunset Boulevard. It's as dark and twisted as anything …
The Nose. Much hubbub has been made about The Nose. Specifically Nicole Kidman's prosthetic nose in her role as Virginia Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham's acclaimed novel The Hours.…
I had heard buzz about The Door in the Floor when it was initially released, especially for Jeff Bridges' performance (which doesn't surprise me, as he is one of the most underrated American actors wo…
Now that I've finished vomiting in a bucket after seeing Quills, let me give you an idea of what it is about. It is Napoleonic times in France (that would be the early 1800s, for those of you who slep…
Heather Wolfe (Lauren Ambrose) is a young graduate student writing her thesis on Leonard Schiller (Frank Langella), an acclaimed novelist in his twilight years. When she visits him in person to reques…
Back in the day, as Hollywood is wont to do (over and over), there were two movies about the exact same thing that came out almost at the same time. In this case, the subject was the summer of decaden…
Salinger is a fascinating, frustrating, and more than a little creepy film that digs and digs and digs to find the dark secrets behind the persona of a famously reclusive modern writer who happened to…
In this film biography, Bardem portrays Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas who was persecuted not only for being political and a writer, but for being gay in a time when revolution and counter-revolution brou…
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