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Blow Doesn’t Judge the Life of George Jung

Directed by Ted Demme, Blow dramatizes the life of George Jung, a young man from Massachusetts who would make and lose 100 million dollars before …


An Old School of Onscreen Sharks

by Anders Runestad Old Hollywood didn’t like sharks.  How else, then, to explain the lack of serious shark movies before Jaws in 1975? Sure, there …

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Interview with Chris Chesson & Georgette Angelos, Executive Producers of “Boston George”

First off, I wanted to personally thank both of you for taking the time out of your day to chat with us about your newly …

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Boston George: Fame, No Fortune, Lots of Footage

by Don Stradley When George Jung saw Blow, the 2001 film biography of his life starring Johnny Depp, he claimed it made him cry. “It’s like …

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Christopher Houghton’s Dawn (2014): An impressive Australian film

By Gary M. Kramer The 2014 drama, Dawn (aka Touch)—the debut (and so far, only) feature by Australian writer/director Christopher Houghton—is an impressive little film. …


James Caan (1940-2022): The Man Who Walked With Giants

James Caan, who died this week at 82, was part of a new wave of young actors who helped define Hollywood in the early and …

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Small Town Murder Songs: A Quiet Thriller You Probably Missed

By Don Stradley  There’s something about Walter the police chief that isn’t right. As played by Peter Stormare in Small Town Murder Songs, he’s a …

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Sleeze Lake: Vanlife at its Lowest and Best

by Don Stradley Sleeze Lake is a nostalgic look back at the days when everybody owned a van. Well, not everybody. If we’re to believe this …


Rock Music’s Lost Chameleon: How Far Ahead of his Time was Jobriath?    

By Don Stradley  Who is the villain in Kieran Turner’s Jobriath A.D. (2012)?   Is it Jerry Brandt, the manager who hyped a young performer to such …


Interview with Ásgeir Sigurðsson & Anton Kristensen, Co-Directors of “Come to Harm”

Ásgeir Sigurðsson and Anton Karl Kristensen, the co-directors behind “Come to Harm” started their filmmaking journey early in their lives. Born in 2000 (Ásgeir) and …

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