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Based on Derf Backderf's 1970s-set graphic novel, the coming-of-age story has Lynch playing Dahmer in his high school years. The young man struggles with a difficult family life and the urge and thoughts of wanting to kill.
One of the most infamous serial killers in the worl, he raped and murdered seventeen men and boys in the late 1970s through the early 1990s with elements of dismemberment and cannibalism. He ultimately died in prison in 1994.
- Garth Franklin
Because we're having fun with this little feature we'll continue. On this day in history as it relates to the movies...
1881 Ahead of her time Clara Barton founds the American Red Cross. She doesn't get a biopic because Hollywood is only interested in "Great Man" biopics
1916 Happy Centennial to author Harold Robbins who penned 25 best-sellers some of which became famous movies like The Carpetbaggers (1964), the Elvis flick King Creole (1958), and the notorious Pia Zadora Razzie winner The Lonely Lady (1983)
Rope (1949) and Swoon (1992) - two great movies inspired by the Leopold & Loeb case
1924 Chicago college students Leopold & Loeb murder a teenage boy in a "thrill killing." Their crime inspires the story of the gay deviants in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope (1949), the Cannes Best Actor winning Compulsion (1958) and is recreated in the New Queer Cinema classic Swoon (1992)
1952 Two time Oscar nominee John Garfield (best »
- NATHANIEL R
2 items from 2016
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