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Author Norman Mailer’s sporadic ventures into filmmaking are usually pretty bad, but never without interest. Read More »
Joe is a psychiatrist who puts a hidden camera behind his couch, facing a wall sized mirror in order to document a number of women who come and go. Read More »
Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. Read More »
Henry is an ex-pat in Paris, cadging drinks and meals and places to sleep, giving advice about women to clueless men Read More »
Brick, the son of a rich southern plantation owner, is drinking himself to death over some hidden pain. Read More »
A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann – played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. Read More »
Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. Read More »
Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer Read More »
Over a booze-fueled, increasingly hectic five-day shoot in East Hampton, Norman Mailer and his cast and crew spontaneously unloaded onto film the lurid and loony chronicle of U.S. presidential candidate and filmmaker Norman T. Kingsley debating and attacking his hangers-on and enemies. Read More »
You’re a Big Boy Now (1966) Francis Ford Coppola, Elizabeth Hartman, Geraldine Page, Rip Torn, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bernard Chanticleer’s father gives him two simple words of advice: “Grow up.” Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who’s “willing,” but he passes up a sure thing Read More »
One Spy Too Many (1966) Joseph Sargent, Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Rip Torn, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Action, Thriller
Megalomaniac Alexander wants to be like Alexander The Great. His plan is to commit the world’s greatest crimes to expand his industrial empire. Read More »
Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he’s struggling to save his failing marriage.
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A young doctor at a hospital, Susan Wheeler (played by Geneviève Bujold), starts noticing a pattern of strange occurrences with patients. Healthy patients are suddenly developing complications and ending up in comas. She starts investigating and what she reveals is astonishing.
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The Man Who Fell to Earth is a daring exploration of science fiction as an art form. The story of an alien on an elaborate rescue mission provides the launching pad for Nicolas Roeg’s visual tour de force, a formally adventurous examination of alienation in contemporary life. Rock legend David Bowie, in his acting debut, completely embodies the title role, while Candy Clark, Buck Henry, and Rip Torn turn in pitch-perfect supporting performances. The film’s hallucinatory vision was obscured in the American theatrical release, which deleted nearly twenty minutes of crucial scenes and details.
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