(2007 TV Series)
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
“ Sorry.......but I just finished all 4 seasons during a week with the flu......I'm love-sick as ever now! I'm crying my heart out.....ffs, how am I gonna wait till the 5th season!??
These episodes are awesome goodtimes.
Sterling's lines are spot-on!
There are simply not enough words.... ” - somethingfancy
A Clockwork Orange
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psycopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
“ Astonishing feast for the eye....raw, crude violence beautifully wrapped in art. Tickles your brain. ” - somethingfancy
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ In a typical Tarantino fashion, Pulp Fiction is a study in unorthodox film making. There are many pop culture aspects to this highly stylized film.....
The dialogues are finger-licking flawless and the characters colourful and rich.
I would have to strongly recommend anyone who hasn't seen Pulp Fiction to see it immediately. The flow of the movie is exceptional. ” - somethingfancy
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
“ Beautiful as a bunny holding a bucket of flowers.
Beauty & brain, how I wish my dates would have that combination.
Also Jake Gyllenhaal is in it..... ” - somethingfancy
A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
“ Whether conformity is good or bad, distinct individual is always to be left behind.....
Depp is visually eloquent.....I adore this man. ” - somethingfancy
At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
“ The unbearable truth! Unleash the hounds! ” - somethingfancy
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter. (106 mins.)
“ Mrs. Robinson, you are trying to seduce me!
Beautiful angles.....pure and genuine feel, a simple and yet still complex message. ” - somethingfancy
Dancer in the Dark
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film. (140 mins.)
“ Do not, I repeat, NOT watch this one if you a post-drunk......the tears will come whether you like it or not....and if you are in that hangover, soppy, Sunday-mood you will drown. ” - somethingfancy
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
“ Oedipus complex in thrilling wrapping..... ” - somethingfancy
Full Metal Jacket
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (153 mins.)
“ Kilgore: You can either surf, or you can fight! ” - somethingfancy
Léon: The Professional
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
“ The emotional bonding between lost souls.... ” - somethingfancy
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ Magnificent mafia masterpiece.... ” - somethingfancy
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
“ What's normal after all? ” - somethingfancy
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. (94 mins.)
“ Smoooothh....! ” - somethingfancy
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ Mr. Blonde: Listen kid, I'm not gonna bullshit you, all right? I don't give a good fuck what you know, or don't know, but I'm gonna torture you anyway, regardless. Not to get information. It's amusing, to me, to torture a cop. You can say anything you want cause I've heard it all before. All you can do is pray for a quick death, which you ain't gonna get.
Defines cool..... ” - somethingfancy
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
“ Evil beauty. So arty.... ” - somethingfancy
Dances with Wolves
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
“ Why did he mess it up after this one?
It's troubleing and romantic.....I admit a bit soppy. But important messages and a documentary feel.
I did want to rip out my front teeth after watching the buffalo massacre though.... ” - somethingfancy
The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science... (286 mins.)
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed. (123 mins.)
“ No one is right in war.
Has a different perspective and questions the human spirit.
I don't care if Bowie imitates a two legged puppy, I'm still hopelessly devoted. ” - somethingfancy
From Dusk Till Dawn
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results. (108 mins.)
“ Earl McGraw: Jesus H. Christ, Pete. When you gonna learn that microwave food'll kill you faster than a bullet? I mean, them damn burritos ain't good for nothing but a hippie, when he's high on weed. ” - somethingfancy
Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones... (113 mins.)
“ Rich kids getting their arses whipped by morality.... ” - somethingfancy
Natural Born Killers
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. (118 mins.)
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
“ Gangster movie with emotional bonding..... ” - somethingfancy
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
“ Snappy dialogues.....edgy characters.
Alan Ford is brilliant. - If you dig him, watch his parts in the Armando Iannucci show. ” - somethingfancy
In the Loop
A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries. (106 mins.)
“ Armando Iannucci is genius.
Peter Capaldi's swearing, priceless. As he says: "Bully?! Don't you EVER call me a bully! I'm so much worse than that!" ” - somethingfancy
The Sixth Sense
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
“ Worth seeing if you are still able to be scared by the super natural.... ” - somethingfancy
The Usual Suspects
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ Pure childhood nostalgia.....I still can't go to the bathroom alone after watching....traumatized forever. ” - somethingfancy
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
“ All muscle, no brain.....sorry that's what I get. But nevertheless I'm in love! Raw, brutal and powerful. And of course beautifully put together. ” - somethingfancy