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  • The Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 Part 10 (Revised)

    24- Zodiac (2007/I) Directed by David Fincher Genre: Thriller / Crime An intriguing and methodical depiction of police work which avoids any clichéd action shootouts, chase sequences, and false climaxes. David Fincher manages to build gut-wrenching anxiety scene after scene in this mostly quiet, dialogue driven atmospheric thriller. The meticulous attention to period detail by […] More

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    The 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 (Part 9)

    25- Mulholland Dr. (2001) Directed by David Lynch Genre: Thriller / Mystery David Lynch delivers yet again with this brilliant, biting, hysterical, and haunting ode to Hollywood. A movie in which the pieces add up to much more than the whole and the solution to the mystery, once realized, is remarkably rewarding. Mulholland Dr. split […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #76 – My Own Private Idol

    listen now Download show A director who is capable of crafting both deeply unconventional independent films and mainstream crowd-pleasers, Gus Van Sant has managed to carve an enviable niche for himself in Hollywood. Since debuting in 1985 with Mala Noche, Van Sant has become one of the premiere bards of dysfunction, populating his films with […] More

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    Milk Directed by Gus Van Sant There’s a Robert Warshow quote that Roger Ebert likes to flog from time to time on his blog and elsewhere, and it runs like this: “A man goes to the movies. The critic must be honest enough to admit that he is that man.” As such it must be […] More