Capote

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This is the story of how the celebrated and somewhat notorious writer Truman Capote was fascinated and became obsessed by the brutal murder of a whole family in a deserted Kansas Farmhouse that became his most successful book ever, the sensational ‘In Cold Blood’. This is THE role that the brilliant Philip Seymour Hoffman was born … Continue reading



Kill Your Darlings

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The cinematic fascination with The Beat Generation continues regardless. Following on the heals of Walter Salles take on Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ which the Critics were quick to dismiss when it recently had a Limited Release in US theaters, we have this new movie which, set in the mid 1940’s is essentially a pre-quel to the movement that was … Continue reading



Paul Goodman Changed My Life

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  I can hardly claim the authorship of this title because I must confess that before I sat down to watch this documentary, I have never even heard of Paul Goodman.  Ooops!  But I know now that he was man of many gifts; he was a critic, sociologist, philosopher, poet, novelist, playwright, essayist, practicing psychiatrist, an … Continue reading



Public Speaking

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  Martin Scorcese’s profile on Fran Lebowitz is no ordinary documentary. After 90 minutes of essentially listening to this quick-witted brilliant observationist with her razor sharp tongue spend forth on some of her favorite bugbears, we actually learn very little about the woman behind all these rapidly fired opinions. By filming her in conversation in … Continue reading




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