Five Times a Movie – Apocalypse Now

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  • For being an epic movie — from the standpoint of storyline, how the director develops the characters, the epic boat journey cutting across the innumerable waterways and maneuvering a plethora of events, and of course the operatic and often haunting background scores. In Apocalypse Now, its Vietnam War bearing its bloody viscera. Coppola de-romanticizes and dehumanizes Vietnam, its gruesomeness, cold manipulations, horror, irrationality and human beings being reduced to killing robots, bereft of emotions. This is Apocalypse Now.

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5 Ways Eyes Wide Shut Opens your Mind

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  • It’s Illuminati symbolism galore in Eyes Wide Shut, its all the truth that the ‘powers that be’ don’t want us to know. Their satanic rituals, their elite society and royal bloodlines that rule global banking and politics, and pertinently, their orgies to summon and feed the demonic spirits. The movie daringly opens the door of the dark world which is hidden by the media. (Kubrick apparently paid the price of divulging the secrets with his life, soon after the movie release).

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Five Reasons to Like Manhattan (1979)

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  • The marvelous background score ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ by Gershwin. The music was an indispensable part of the whole movie and sort of structuralized the essence of the movie.
  • The suave acting by Diane Keaton which eventually won her the Academy Award...
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Spielberg Top 5

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Based on the bestselling novel by Peter Benchley, Jaws, with its two ton protagonist and perversely gory horror, ushered in the New Hollywood wave. Added to it was the Academy award winning haunting background music and some spectacular

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Muppets 2011 – Five Reasons Its Adorable

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The whole repackaging of the Muppets 2011 was indeed memorable, and every element of the Muppet universe was present, all the past glories which left an indelible mark on kids growing up in the 70’s and 80’s. Here’s a rundown of the five…

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