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Top 10 Gangster Movies

                I have always been fascinated with everything Mafia.  I was young when I started watching old gangster films on television and even watching gangster shows like the reboot of The Untouchables series, which was really good, in 1993.  1,149 more words


Some More "Short" Film Ratings

Another edition of More Short Film Ratings including Basic Instinct, The Departed, 500 Days of Summer, 10 Things I Hate About You and The Impossible… 1,485 more words


Just Like The So-Called 'Real-Life Andy Dufresne,' These Fugitives Evaded Justice For Years

Yesterday, we told you about Frank Freshwaters, a man who did time in the very same prison that The Shawshank Redemption was set in before escaping. 881 more words

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"I want my environment to be a product of me"

Haha I suppose not everyone would draw inspiration from a gangster from a movie! Frank Costello, played by Jack Nicholson in what is probably one of his more colorful recent roles, is the nefarious boss of a particularly nasty organization. 336 more words

Not Here, Not Gone

These remnants are superimposed
upon my living like filaments of life,

your laugh falling like flower confetti,
fingers pressed upon sonorous cello strings;

your hues and tones stolen by sunset… 36 more words

Film Club Leaderboard: April Edition

The first foreign language film in Film Club’s short history proved to be a popular choice. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pan’s Labyrinth scored a solid 8.1/10 from our members, and has instantly landed in the top half of the table. 658 more words


Bagpipes in Rock Music

Rock music and bagpipes aren’t necessarily something you’d naturally associate with one another but heres a coupleof examples where the two distinctly different musical genres made great music together. 280 more words