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Betty Blue

Betty Blue [372 le Matin] (1986)

Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix “Betty Blue” has great writing, fine cinematography, and exceptional acting from Beatrice Dalle and Jean-Hugues Anglade.

Burt Reynolds in Deliverance

Deliverance (film classic)

Deliverance (1972) is British director John Boorman’s gripping action-adventure about four suburban businessmen on a disastrous weekend’s river-canoeing trip. It ranks as one of my favourite films. I can never tire of seeing it. The horror starts in this clip below. As one of the

Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man (film classic)

Shot in black and white in 1964, Nothing But a Man is a simple, poignant film that tells the tale of one man’s struggle to break the chains that threaten to bind him to a life of drink, servitude, and irresponsibility. Set in the segregated

David Lynch's The Straight Story

The Straight Story

What could be so enthralling about an ailing old geezer travelling on a lawnmower some 240+ miles across the heartland of America from Laurens, Iowa, to Mount Zion (and I don’t mean the Rastafarian promised land), but a place in Wisconsin? Nothing much in the

Nothing But a Man (1964) 95 min

‘Nothing But a Man’ is most impressive because it’s nothing but a love story set amongst the harsh realities of racism in America. And you don’t see that very often; black characters considered suitable leads for cinematic fiction.

Goodbye Uncle Tom: Most Perverted Film Ever?

Goodbye Uncle Tom is possibly the most politically incorrect “shockumentary” you are ever likely to see. A disgusting, perverted, apparently hysterical, look at the slave trade in the mid 1800s by Italian directors Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi.