Tag Archives: drama

Seconds (1966)

“The years I’ve spent trying to get all the things I was told were important – that I was supposed to want. Things! Not people, or meaning, just things.” I’m a big fan of The Twilight Zone, and I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Moonlight (2016)

“At some point, you gotta decide for yourself who you’re going to be. Can’t let nobody make that decision for you.” With its Best Picture win and heaps of praise over the last few months, I feel like Moonlight is a fairly … Continue reading

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Elephant (2003)

“So foul and fair a day I have not seen.” I’m pretty sure I watched the wrong movie because there wasn’t a single elephant in this thing. Either way, I guess I’ll just review what I saw. Gus Van Sant’s Elephant chronicles … Continue reading

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On the Waterfront (1954)

“Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.” I spoke of my adoration for Dustin Hoffman last week, viewing him as a prominent cultural figure of his generation. Marlon Brando … Continue reading

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In the Heat of the Night (1967)

“They’ve got a murder they don’t know what to do with. They need a whipping boy.” Yet another screening where I knew nothing about the film at first, In the Heat of the Night turned out to be a delightful surprise when … 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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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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