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Deathdream (1974)

Director: Bob Clark Writer: Alan Ormsby Stumbled across this on Criterion Channel. Had never heard of it. pre-Black Christmas Bob Clark and Tom Savini’s first movie make-up job. A horrific surprise! In a good way!

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Reminiscence (2021)

Director: Lisa Joy Writer: Lisa Joy

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

Director: Kevin Reynolds Writers: Pen Densham & John Watson (Story by Pen Densham)

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Elvis (1979)

Director: John Carpenter Writer: Anthony Lawrence Pretty good TV movie. First time Carpenter and Russell worked together.

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Director: Taika Waititi Writer: Taika Waititi (Based on the book “Wild Pork and Watercress” by Barry Crump) Delightful!

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The American Friend (1977)

Director: Wim Wenders Writer: Wim Wenders (Based on the novel “Ripley’s Game” by Patricia Highsmith) First time watch. Loved it. One of my favorite new watches of the year.

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Fat City (1972)

Director: John Huston Writer: Leonard Gardner (Based on the novel by Leonard Gardner) Very lived in and authentic feeling. Great lead performances. Good movie!

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The Ox-Bow Incident (1942)

Director: William A. Wellman Writer: Lamar Trotti (Based on the novel by Walter Van Tilburg Clarg)

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The Seven-Ups (1973)

Director: Philip D’Antoni Writers: Albert Ruben and Alexander Jacobs (Story by Sonny Grosso) First time watch. Features a really excellent car chase scene.

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The Class (2008)

Director: Laurent Cantet Writers: Laurent Cantet and Robin Campillo and Francois Begaudeau (Based on the book “Entre les murs” by Francois Begaudeau)

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