Tag Archives: Sam Shepard

Cinema Review – Cold in July

After he shoots a home intruder dead, Richard (Michael C. Hall) fears for his family’s safety when the victim’s father Ben (Sam Shepard) is released from prison. After Ben targets the family and is arrested, Richard realises that the man he killed is not Ben’s son, and the police are covering up something far more sinister. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – August: Osage County


The Weston family have long since gone their separate ways, but when a family tragedy brings them back to the place they grew up, secrets are revealed and the women of the family learn more about themselves and the lives they have created. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Mud

Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) are two young boys who discover a fugitive hiding on an island in the Mississippi. Together, Mud (Matthew McConaughey) and the two boys form a plan to avoid bounty hunters and reunite Mud with his one true love. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 REVIEW – Blackthorn

What would have happened if Butch Cassidy had faked his death in Bolivia? That is what Blackthorn sets out to explore. The famed outlaw is living a quiet life in Bolivia, under the assumed named James Blackthorn (Sam Shepard). Blackthorn decides to head back to America to catch up with Ryan, the person that he calls his nephew and along the way, crosses paths with Eduardo (Eduardo Noriega) a man on the run. Continue reading

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