Articles tagged asylum

‘Shock Corridor’: The Enemy Within

Sam Fuller’s lurid 1963 potboiler about an egomaniacal journalist going undercover in an asylum strips bare the schizophrenia of postwar America with vicious hyperbole.

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17 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Asylum (2005)

Surrounded by this sort of oppressive hushing, Stella's largely nonverbal relationship with Edgar resembles a form of attention.

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19 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Asylum (2005)

The affair leads to disaster, not least because Stella feels compelled to punish Max for his emotional abandonment.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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