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The Fury (Brian De Palma, 1978)

“You don’t necessarily need freakishly iridescent blue eyes to see that Brian De Palma’s The Fury is far richer and stranger than the slapdash Carrie clone many cross-eyed critics have made it out to be.” Read my review of Twilight … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 10 – 14

The Wasp Woman (Roger Corman, 1959) – 2/5 Quickie cash-in fueled by the runaway popularity of the previous year’s The Fly. By locating his action in a cosmetics empire run by a middle-aged female fashion icon obsessed with cracking the … Continue reading

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Voluptuous Immobility

The Cult of Death in The Brotherhood, The Leopard and The Godfather Trilogy Martin Ritt’s The Brotherhood (1968) can be situated as a middle term between Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard (1962) and Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990).  … Continue reading

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