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Daily Archives: October 22, 2016

“I think it’s very likely I would have been a criminal,” David Mamet said, when asked who he might have been if he hadn’t discovered theater. “It seems to be another profession that subsumes outsiders… accepts people with a not very well-formed ego and rewards the ability to improvise.” Thus, it should come to no surprise then that much of… Read more »

22 October 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“Carrie effortlessly straddles, and frequently blurs, the line between exploitation trash and serious-minded cinema” – Paul O’Callaghan, BFI   They’re all gonna laugh at you! Following after the minor successes of Sisters (1973), Phantom of the Paradise (1974)––which would eventually have a substantial cult following––and Obsession (1976), Carrie would prove, once and for all, that Brian De Palma could not… Read more »

22 October 2016 | Features, Reviews