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Starred Up (2013), in the Name of the Son

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Prison movies have, over the years, become an proper genre, and is by essence the most difficult to be renewed. Due to its very restricted unit of time and space, it forces the directors and the scriptwriters to run the suggestion box at full speed, in order not to fall in certain agreements and common places, sometimes wanted by the spectator, eager for strong sensations. Our opinion on Starred Up by David MacKenzie.

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[REVIEW] “Lovelace” (2013) by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

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Made with a budget of 25,000 dollars for six days of shooting, the film Deep Throat (1972) by Gerard Damiano has grossed over $ 600 million thirty years later (see Wikipedia). The biopic Lovelace (2013) by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (The Celluloid Closet, Paragraph 175) invites us to follow the meteoric rise of a naive and shy American young woman who became suddenly a porn star.

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