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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Cape Fear “91”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Illeana Douglas, Fred Thompson, Martin Balsam, Zully Montero, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese/Runtime: 127 minutes I think it can easily be said that, for most avid film lovers such as myself, if you were to say […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Fatal Attraction “87”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/Stars: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Stuart Pankin, Ellen Foley, Fred Gwynne, Meg Mundy, Tom Brennan, Lois Smith, Mike Nussbaum, J. J. Johnston, Michael Arkin, Jane Krakowski/Runtime: 119 minutes If there is one fear that I think is universal for all members of the human race […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Insomnia “02”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/ Stars: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley, Crystal Lowe, Jay Brazeau, Larry Holden, Kerry Sandomirsky, Lorne Cardinal, Katharine Isabelle, Jonathan Jackson, Paula Shaw/ Runtime: 118 minutes I think it is safe to start this review off by letting you in on […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Misery “90”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/ Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, J. T. Walsh/ Runtime: 107 minutes I feel it is safe to start this review off by admitting something to you dear reader: when it comes to authors whose works I treasure, I am quite fond […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: The Roommate “2011”

MPAA Rating: PG-13/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/ Stars: Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Danneel Harris, Matt Lanter, Nina Dobrev, Aly Michalka, Katerina Graham, Cherilyn Wilson, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Tomas Arana/ Runtime: 91 minutes I feel it is safe to start this review off by saying that the film I am reviewing today seems like […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: The Machinist “04”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/ Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John Sharian, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Michael Ironside, Lawrence Gilliard, Jr., Reg E. Cathey, Anna Massey, Matthew Romero, Robert Long, Colin Stinton, Craig Stevenson/ Runtime: 101 minutes I feel it must be said that ever since a remarkable role in a film helmed by Steven […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Shutter Island “2010”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Psychological Thriller/ Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Jackie Earle Haley, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch, Elias Koteas, Robin Bartlett, Christopher Denham/Runtime: 138 minutes I think “quirky yet captivating” might actually be a very well-thought out description for Shutter Island. Indeed […]