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Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel (1991)

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Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearby. Soon the wife is having an affair with a man staying at the motel. The husband hires a psychotic criminal to spy on them, the wife and her lover plan to murder the husband, and the voyeuristic motel manager is spying on everybody. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

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Deadpan: You're so damned happy in your safe little circle. Do you know where you'll be thirty years from now? Exercising...
[begins snapping fingers]
Deadpan: ... bargain hunting, 3-D TV in your back-pack jet. You'll have a boss on your neck, kids at your feet, head deep in debt, can't get to sleep. Cause you'll be thinking back to now, going, "I remember then...", but you don't, you missed it, and you'll miss it again. So when you're lying there crying out... "Where is enlightenment?" Just remember how... I ...
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LOVE-DRUNK
Performed by Angie Jareé
Written by Alien Castle
Produced by Doug Walter
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A disaster.
5 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

A few eye-filling bikini shots of Sherilyn Fenn are not reason enough to sit through this self-conscious, forced, artificial, illogical film noir "homage". Roughly half the dialogue is gibberish in desperate need of translation; perhaps the characters were inventing a new form of space language or something. It's one of those rare films where absolutely NOTHING works, and after about 20 minutes you'll be ready to give up on it. (*)


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