The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen by Richard Crouse

By Richard Crouse

Offbeat motion picture buffs, discerning video renters, and demanding audience will take advantage of this roll name of the easiest neglected motion pictures of the final 70 years. Richard Crouse, movie critic and host of television's award-winning Reel to Real, info his favourite motion pictures, from the chic Monsoon Wedding to the ridiculous Eegah! The identify Written in Blood. every one motion picture is featured with an in depth description of plot, awesome minutiae tidbits, serious experiences, and interviews with actors and filmmakers. Featured interviews contain invoice Wyman on a little-known Rolling Stones documentary, schlockmeister Lloyd Kaufman at the heritage of the poisonous Avenger, reclusive author and director Hampton Fancher on his movie The Minus Man, and B-movie hero Bruce Campbell on enjoying Elvis Presley in Bubba Ho-Tep. Sidebars characteristic quirky info, together with felony disclaimers and noteworthy prices.

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By Richard Crouse

Offbeat motion picture buffs, discerning video renters, and demanding audience will take advantage of this roll name of the easiest neglected motion pictures of the final 70 years. Richard Crouse, movie critic and host of television's award-winning Reel to Real, info his favourite motion pictures, from the chic Monsoon Wedding to the ridiculous Eegah! The identify Written in Blood. every one motion picture is featured with an in depth description of plot, awesome minutiae tidbits, serious experiences, and interviews with actors and filmmakers. Featured interviews contain invoice Wyman on a little-known Rolling Stones documentary, schlockmeister Lloyd Kaufman at the heritage of the poisonous Avenger, reclusive author and director Hampton Fancher on his movie The Minus Man, and B-movie hero Bruce Campbell on enjoying Elvis Presley in Bubba Ho-Tep. Sidebars characteristic quirky info, together with felony disclaimers and noteworthy prices.

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The theme of control runs throughout the film — from McMahon, who wields the biggest stick in the business, to the physical control the wrestlers must exercise in the ring to avoid grievous bodily injury. Sadly though, Beyond the Mat illustrates the lack of control most of these guys have in their personal lives and careers. One former king of the ring, 21 70577D3C-AE70-4CD7-90FE-8E702CCAC08A Jake "The Snake" Roberts comes across like a car wreck; you don't want to watch, but can't take your eyes off him.

Figgis would personally host screenings, remixing the sound based on the reactions of the audience. Chelsea Girls isn't perfect, but at three-and-a-half hours it has enough compelling moments to make it worth watching. " is searing stuff, and is still shocking today, decades after it was first released. What I find most fascinating about the film is the way it blurs the line between reality and artifice. Warhol orchestrated a sordid look at the soft underbelly of his life in New York, and it is hard to tell 41 what is real and what is performance art, although the drug use and infighting seem authentic.

It was just like a poor home movie, shot badly. I couldn't relate to it. " The film has had very few public screenings. Frank's vision of rockand-roll superstardom may have been too raw for the Stones, who sued to have the film shelved. Instead of suppressing the film completely, they reached a complicated settlement that allows Frank to show the film once a year, as long as he is in attendance. Bootleg copies — with a picture quality that "sucks as much as the groupies" as one critic has joked — have been widely distributed, and are available for rent in many cities.

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