The Big Sleep: An Out of Balance Camelot

Biographers tell us that, as a boy, Raymond Chandler was obsessed with tales of chivalry. And the 1946 adaptation of his first Philip Marlowe novel, The Big Sleep, seems to bring those ideas sharply into focus. Starkly filmed in black and white, the film shows us that there is no...
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'American Psycho' is Still as Yuppie as Yuppie Gets

Few films have achieved the balance of horror and comedy like the perfection that is American Psycho. This movie, based on the book of the same name by Brett Easton Ellis, is one of my all-time favorites. Patrick Bateman, played by the always excellent Christian Bale, is a truly horrible person:
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