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    35 Years Of 'Apocalypse Now': Watch Vintage Roger Ebert Review, Making Of Doc, Clips And More

    " 'Perfection' can be its own limitation, and sometimes a 'flaw' may contribute mightily to a work's ultimate power. (A work without flaws is a work without ambition).' The Roman poet Horace often inserted lines in his poetry that stuck out like sore thumbs, forcing the reader to confront the establ...

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    Dennis Hopper's Stunning Photography Shows 1960s-America in All Its Complexity

    Before he became a two-time Oscar nominee and a famous "enfant terrible" of Hollywood, Dennis Hopper was, well, a young punk. After 1969's "Easy Rider," which Hopper directed and co-starred in, the actor/director endured what was essentially an exile from show business until 1986, when David Lynch ...

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    Watch: Dennis Hopper’s Personal 5-Minute Video Essay On Nicholas Ray

    There's never been a director quite like Nicholas Ray, whose strange, difficult career and weird give-and-take relationship with Hollywood we profiled a little while ago. But though we very much recommend that you check out our version of his story, here's another one well worth experiencing: that o...

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    12 Movie Stars Who Experienced Career Resurrections

    This week “The Dallas Buyers Club” opens (you can read our review here), and it features a riveting, committed, physically gruelling and very likely-to-be-Oscar-nominated performance by Matthew McConaughey. If he is nominated, however, McConaughey will be at least a little in debt to the buzz that’s...

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    Watch: Dennis Hopper Talks 'Blue Velvet' In 45-Minute Interview

    Dennis Hopper tried so hard and so unsuccessfully to burn through his own hellraising life that it's still slightly startling to remember that he is now, sadly, gone from us, and has been for more than three years. He was an extraordinary Hollywood survivor for a long time, with a career that ranged...

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    Robert Altman And Dennis Hopper To Become Subjects Of New Documentaries

    With a career that dates back in the 1950s, Robert Altman started out making industrials and working in television before switching to features in 1970 with "MASH," a film that kicked off a decade where the director flirted with perfection, with classics like "McCabe & Mrs. Miller...

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    The 10 Best Dennis Hopper Performances

    It's almost two years since the passing of one of cinema's true wild men, Dennis Hopper. The actor, writer and director was a maverick titan of cinema, a man who starred in some of the most pictures of American cinema, from "Rebel Without A Cause" to "Blue Velvet," while also writing and directing a...

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    Gus Van Sant Talks Ben & Matt's Unfinished Post-'Good Will Hunting' Project, 'Restless' & More

    Eclectic Filmmaker Talks James Franco, 'My Private Idaho,' Dennis Hopper & His New Coming-Of-Age RomanceThe title of Gus Van Sant’s latest picture, “Restless” might as well describe the director himself. Genre-hopping, making movies for both the Hollywood system and himself, and long a fixture on the indie film scene, he’s undoubtedly one of the most significant American filmmakers working today. His lastest is a far cry from his more experimental entries like "Gerry," "Last Days" or even the "Psycho" remake, tackling the story of two teens in love even as one of them suffers from terminal cancer. It's yet another new direction for Van Sant a...

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    Review: Gus Van Sant's 'Restless' A Sappy Misfire From A Director Capable Of So Much More

    Gus Van Sant has long been fascinated by young people – the way they interact with each other, the way they move, the way they emote, and, most importantly, the way they die (or at the very least face their mortality head-on – you could even lump his interesting, if aimless, "Psycho" remake in there). But he's never dared to make a movie as self-indulgent, pointless, mushy, and boring as "Restless," one that borrows heavily from movies much better than it ("Harold & Maude," "Love Story," "An American Werewolf in London," countless French New Wave flicks), and fails to leave even the slightest impression, beyond the thought of never, ever, eve...

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