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cinemIGNORANT: The Wild One

The wild one, huh? This dude does not look very wild. He looks like some basic white guy who is trying to convince all his suburban friends that’s he’s tough and doing a really bad job at it. 1.310 woorden meer


ON THE WATERFRONT: A well-crafted story that evokes justice and the courage to stand up for what’s right

For this Wednesday’s Classic I took on 1955’s Best Picture On The Waterfront, featuring Marlon Brando in his performance of ex-boxer turned dockworker Terry Malloy (available on… 895 woorden meer

Movieaholic Reviews

John Steinbeck's [Viva] Zapata screenplay

The Zapata Screenplay contains  Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck’s (Academy Award-nominated) screenplay for “Viva Zapata!” that in 1952 became a film directed by Elia Kazan with Marlon Brando as Zapata (109 pages), a very discursive (lecturing even) pre-screenplay treatment, “Narrative in Dramatic Form of the Life of Emiliano Zapata” (183 pages), informative and insightful introductions to both documents by… 1.315 woorden meer

American Literature

22. "Apocalypse Now", Francis Ford Coppola (1979)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list.

Apocalypse Now

dir. Francis Ford Coppola scr. John Milius and Francis Ford Coppola based on the novel  196 woorden meer



Book Review

Gilliamesque   by Terry Gilliam

This is an intriguing auto-biography by the only non-English member of Monty Python’s Flying Circus.

Terry Gilliam started out as a cartoonist in the US. 725 woorden meer

Book Review

Movie : One-Eyed Jacks

We open with three guys robbing a bank in Mexico.  They have a quick relax before the Mexican law catches up with them.  One of the bandits is killed with the other two high tailing it as fast as they can.   377 woorden meer