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Faust- July 10th


Faust: Eine Deutsche Volkssage (1926) German- Drama Not Rated Runtime- 116 min. dir. F.W. Murnau   Although its length can be off-putting, anyone who claims that older films didn’t have as much to them from a special effects standpoint absolutely … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Dog- June 28th


A Boy and His Dog (1975) English- Science Fiction Dark Comedy Rated- “R” Runtime- 90 min. dir. L.Q. Jones   I initially shirked away from this movie, dismissing it as a piece of knock-off cruddy sci-fi.  It came up several … Continue reading

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For April 16th- American Gangster


Fairly condensed: A crime drama about the career of drug lord Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) and the man who brought him to justice, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe). Story/Writing: 2/2 An epic and sweeping drama with a colorful and varied cast … Continue reading

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For April 8th- Ben Hur


Finally getting to an epic in this long line of films, I was almost too happy to be sitting down to watch a film that was over three hours long.  Something I don’t think I’ve been that excited for in … Continue reading

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For March 29th- Ran


An incident that keeps managing to repeat itself is that I seem to never read the run times for movies that I set on my schedule.  For example, I realized halfway into Ran that the movie was 2 hours and … Continue reading

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