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Play It Again – Altered States

By Simon Miraudo May 29, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; it […]

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R.I.P. Ken Russell

Controversial British director Ken Russell passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Sunday night after experiencing a series of strokes. He was 84 years old. Russell made a name for himself with a series of acclaimed, much-discussed, highly sexual and occasionally grotesque pictures including Women in Love (for which he received a Best Director Oscar […]

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