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Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of ... See full summary »
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This documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky details the murder trial of Delbert Ward. Delbert was a member of a family of four elderly brothers, working as semi-literate farmers ... See full summary »
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A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City's infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him. Written by
According to the director, on the commentary track of the DVD, the film was shot in the Mens' House of Detention, also known as the Tombs. They were given an entire floor of their own in which to work, but the prison was operational around them. They could hear men screaming and see prisoners being taken away and brought back in chains. The director said he stayed there many nights and, on weekends, locked in so no one could get him. See more »
this movie is a classic, one of the best prison movies of all time. the acting is incredible. the characters are incredible. you feel as if you know these people - and God knows you don't want to. they are brash and tuff and dangerous, i.e., realistic. this movie is a classic. the characters Paco, Cupcakes and Charlie Murphy (Longshoe) are my favorites. there are about ten main characters, each as important as the next. the two central characters are Jose and Cupcakes. Cupcakes is a young good looking puerto rican being tormented by a fellow con; and Jose is an older inmate watching his back. the title character Short Eyes (prison term for child molester), played by Bruce Davison, is the centerpeice of the film, that is, he is the link that brings together these wild horses to an unforgetably jarring climax. each character has their own time to shine, and they all do, equally. this movie is one of the best of all time, period, of any genre. i am telling you, as someone who's seen a million and one films, acting gets no better than this!!!
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