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Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu is a 1922 German silent film based upon Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I first watched this movie in a college History of Cinema Class. I may have become a bit biased because even before I screened it I was told how influential the film and director F.W. Murnau were.

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Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus 1984

Amadeus is the story of the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as told by the composer Antonio Salieri in his waning years from an insane asylum that he has been committed to after he attempts a very Christian suicide circa 1823.

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Cutthroat Island (1995)

Cutthroat Island (1995)

In colonial Jamaica, ca 1668, the pirate, Morgan Adams, tries to free her dad, Black Harry, who has been captured by his brother, Dawg Brown. The two brothers, along with a third named Mordechai own part of a map when combined reveals the secret location of treasure on Cutthroat Island.

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Road House (1989)

Road House 1989

Dalton is the man, the man with a heart of gold and a fist of fury. He can sniff out a drunk a kilometer away or a cash-stealing employee close by. He’s the best bouncer in the business, and probably the only one with a degree in philosophy.

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Take Shelter (2011)

Take Shelter 2011

Curtis LaForche is a is a blue-collar family man from LaGrange Ohio. He and his wife are saving for an operation to have their daughter’s hearing restored when Curtis begins to have vivid dreams and hallucinations of natural disasters, social turmoil, and danger with his family and pet dog.

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LTMR Hindsight: September Movies 1980-1984

LTMR Hindsight

LTMR Hindsight is a series of podcasts that allows for a more in depth discussion about an area of film that we often don't get to talk about when discussing an individual film. For our fourth episode of LTMR Hindsight, we look back at the month of September. And since it appears that Hollywood reserves September as its "dump" month, we looked back at five years worth of films so that we could fill up an entire podcast. Join us as we review the dust bin of Hollywood as we talk about some films...

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A View To A Kill (1985)

A View to a Kill (1985)

Bond discovers a microchip on a mission to Siberia. Investigating the chip leads him to the leader of Zorin Industries, Max Zorin. Bond tracks him down at a racetrack. Zorin’s horse wins the race in a suspicious manner.

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Goodfellas (1990)

Goodfellas 1990 Movie Still

Goodfellas follows the auto-biographical story of Henry Hill, a young boy who grows up in a predominantly Italian-American neighborhood of Brooklyn. The film begins with the adult version of Hill recalling, "As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster."

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Blue Thunder (1983)

Blue Thunder

Frank Murphy is the Rambo of helicopter pilots. He is a troubled Los Angeles Police Department officer haunted by experiences in the Vietnam War, and nobody really wants to fly with him. In today’s world we would diagnose him as having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but in 1983, we would just say that he is fucked up, and needs some quality time alone in the forrest with a machine gun.

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Cool World (1992)

Cool World (1992)

Imagine living in a world where it’s NOT okay to have sex with cartoons, and you have taken your first steps towards understanding 1992’s Cool World.

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Better Off Dead (1985)

Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead begins with a teenage John Cusack (Lane Meyer) waking up in his disturbing bedroom wallpapered by pictures of his one true love Beth. This sets the stage for the theme of the movie, winning the heart of the superficial, hot, blond bitch which will make your life complete, and the title of the movie, better off than being dead. Enter the love rival, Roy Stalin, the blond-haired, square-jawed, 25-year-old, douche bag, high school student, who has been charged with selecting the high school...

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Rope (1948)

Rope (1948)

Our film opens with a man’s scream. We then witness the last breath of David Kentley. He has been strangled by two of his “friends”, roommates Brandon Shaw (coolly portrayed by John Dall) and Phillip Morgan (Farley Granger).

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