The Rum Diary

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Drama, Comedy

Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s ‘The Lost Generation’, Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady […]

A perfect adventure comedy with a soul. Needless to say, the cast brought this one step above, but I think the biggest achievement of combining action, comedy and drama belongs…
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Arizona Dream

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Fantasy, Comedy, Drama, Romance

An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist’s gofer. He’s happy there, but a messenger arrives to bring him to Arizona for his uncle’s wedding. It’s a ruse to get Axel into the family business. In Arizona, Axel meets two odd women: vivacious, needy, and plagued by neuroses and familial discord. […]

Hollywood’s rules don’t mean much for Kusturica and he stays true to his own style. A wild Balkan comedy in the Arizona? That’s right.
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The Ninth Gate

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Horror, Mystery, Thriller

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, ‘The Nine Gates of the Kingdom Of Shadows’ brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

This mysterious gothic tale with stylish cinematography and great acting is one of the most under looked and the best works from Polanski. It’s technically an entertaining adventure movie, but…
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London Fields

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Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Clairvoyant femme fatale, Nicola Six has been living with a dark premonition of her impending death by murder. She begins a tangled love affair with three uniquely different men—one of whom she knows will be her murderer.

Don’t get mistaken from the trailer, this is not the movie you expect. It’s technically an erotic thriller but has a sad story in a second plan. Sometimes the movie…
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Dead Man

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Drama, Fantasy, Western

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Philosophical surreal journey to another world. Great music and acting, but there are some cheap scenes that stop me from giving the highest rating.
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