A look inside Rikers Island which is a rather unknown place in New York. Many of the inmates and various people working in the law enforcement field are interviewed. We see aftermath of ... See full summary »
Lot Lizard is a feature documentary about truck stop sex workers in America. There are three million truck drivers and thousands of truck stops throughout the United States. Many of them ... See full summary »
On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses as well as the crew try to make the best out of the situation. When the director ... See full summary »
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
A fledgling Staten Island journalist witnesses a brutal murder in the neighboring apartment of a French-Canadian model, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.
Brian De Palma
Sixteen years ago when "One Year in the Life of Crime" came out I remember being shocked that the movie industry would allow a film so gritty and real to come out. This is a true anti-drug film. If you haven't already used this will make you think twice (if you've got a brain). Having thirty years of heroin addiction behind me (in recovery now, but not then) "One Year" shows some of the heartache, loss, sadness & emptiness many addicts feel each day. The only time happiness is fleetingly felt is on the way home from the dealer and even that can be thwarted by the police. The film shows the daily lives of three main characters: Freddy, Rob and Mike and the people in their circle of life. Although Mike seems to be more of an alcoholic than a drug addict he is the only one I didn't feel a connection to. That has more to do with his beating his pregnant girlfriend and taking all her money for his own. His addiction is separate from him being a creep and a scumbag. I truly came to like Freddy and Rob and it was much easier to look past their imperfections and shortcomings than it was Mike's. Anyone looking for "real" TV should come here. You will come away much the wiser about addiction and what it does to a person each day. When Part 2 came out I was surprised both Freddy and Rob were still alive(Rob died July 5th,2002). The deterioration of their lives was immediately apparent. It saddened me but that is how "the life" is. See both.
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