Things I Learned From The Movie : The Adjustment Bureau — thegraysagewrites

The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American science fiction romantic thriller film written and directed by George Nolfi, based on the 1954 Philip K. Dick short story “Adjustment Team”.To make a practice of watching movies, I have managed to get three lessons from the movie.

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Moviedrome Mondays: Walk on the Wild Side (1962) — cinematiccoffee

Once again, I could not find a youtube video link of Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox introducing director Edward Dmytryk’s 1962 screen adaptation of writer Nelson Algren’s 1956 novel Walk on the Wild Side, readers will have to rely on Cox’s intro transcript (read here). The episode’s original airdate was August 19, 1990 (read here). Not […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Down by Law (1986) — cinematiccoffee

Since I could not find a youtube video link of Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox introducing indie director/writer Jim Jarmusch’s 1986 deadpan crime comedy Down by Law, readers will have to rely on a page in the book of an old Moviedrome guide (read here), since the link to that episode transcript is missing (read here). […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: The Beguiled (1971) — cinematiccoffee

Series 4 of Moviedrome opened with director Don Siegel’s 1971 Southern Gothic Civil War drama The Beguiled. I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox’s introduction of the aforementioned film. Readers can read his transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was May 19, 1991 (read here). The Beguiled was the […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Vamp (1986) — cinematiccoffee

I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox’s introduction to director Richard Wenk’s 1986 comedic horror film Vamp. Readers can also read Cox’s intro transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was May 26, 1991 (read here). Not unlike Night of the Comet and Trancers (two 1984 flicks that also aired […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Something Wild (1986) — cinematiccoffee

I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox’s introduction of director Jonathan Demme’s 1986 quirky romantic comedy Something Wild. Readers can also read Cox’s intro transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was June 9, 1991 (read here). Lots of positive things can be said about Something Wild as Cox so […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Carnival of Souls (1962) — cinematiccoffee

I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox’s introduction of director Herk Harvey’s 1962 independent gem Carnival of Souls – the only film he ever made. Readers can also read Cox’s intro transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was June 23, 1991 (read here). Not much more I can say about this […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Badlands (1973) and The Prowler (1951) — cinematiccoffee

This Moviedrome Monday entry is going to be slightly different from the others. In this case, it marked the first time that the series showed two films instead of one. Badlands (1973) Since I could not find a youtube video link to Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox introducing legendary director Terrence Malick’s 1973 lovers-on-the-lam classic Badlands, […]

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Moviedrome Mondays: Performance (1970) — cinematiccoffee

Though I could not find a youtube video link of Moviedrome presenter Alex Cox introducing directors Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell’s 1970 seminal British cult classic Performance, I did find one of Cox presenting it during (I believe) a one-time Summer programming event on BBC Two entitled Forbidden Weekend back in 1995 (read here). Nevertheless, […]

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