In the largely forgotten Assassins, Sylvester Stallone plays the distillation of all his former characters and their desires.
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David Nilsen is a librarian at a public library, where he curates and leads the library's classic film program. He is the editor and lead critic of the Fourth & Sycamore literary journal, and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. He lives in Ohio with his wife, daughter, and irritable cat.
In Sparrows, the 1926 silent film starring Mary Pickford and directed by William Beaudine, “normal” for the children is pretty close to a living hell.
Ingmar Bergman felt terrified both at the idea of God’s existence and God’s nonexistence.
Bellflower is a film of raw, metal-rattling emotional intensity, one that cleverly subverts the totems American masculinity.