Articles tagged dennis hopper

The world needs more Orson Welles, and we just might get it. Though quite the Renaissance man, Welles’s directorial efforts always seemed to be

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28 Jan 2011 // 7:30 AM

The Year In TV: May 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in May 2010.

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Ending the Exceptional: Convention Defiance in Dennis Hopper’s ‘Easy Rider’

Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider not only defied cinematic and social conventions upon its release in 1969, but also the very idea of American exceptionalism.

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‘Easy Rider’: Dennis Hopper Explains America

Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.

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Easy Rider 40th Anniversary

This 40-year-old classic still has its thrills -- enough to make you wish that you, too, had a bike with a teardrop gas tank emblazoned with the American flag.

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31 Aug 2009 // 7:10 AM

Playing a character out of rehab hits home for Dennis Hopper

PASADENA, Calif. — For Dennis Hopper it’s deja vu all over again. The actor, who has become a legend in his own time for films

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26 Mar 2009 // 8:58 PM

Elegy

Coixet’s examination of age and the natural process of dying are refracted through a spectrum of cultures, ages, experiences and fears that are atypical of contemporary American films.

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15 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

An American Carol

This is what right-wingers accuse Hollywood liberals of making: a vanity project intended to please a small, select group.

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25 Oct 2008 // 7:00 AM

Hell Ride (2008)

Can a DVD alter your perception on a film? Perhaps the bigger question is, should it? When you walk out of a theater, disappointed or

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17 Oct 2008 // 1:45 AM

Crash: Series Premiere

Despite his recent meandering through Ameriprise commercials on the beach, Dennis Hopper can still pull out an audacious Frank Booth-like performance when so moved.

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16 Oct 2008 // 3:59 AM

CRASH 10 p.m. EDT Friday Starz and Encore Dennis Hopper’s oxygen-sniffing character of Frank Booth in the 1986 film “Blue Velvet” was a Hall of

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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Grindhouse Wannabe More ‘Hell’ than ‘Ride’

There is is a big difference between legitimate cool and faked cool. The real thing is hard to define and rather ephemeral. It exudes off

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1 Aug 2008 // 1:55 AM

Swing Vote

Swing Vote's satire is consistently unsurprising, even if it's warranted.

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Independent Lens: The Cool School

Exploring the LA art scene of the 1950s and '60s, The Cool School appreciates the love of surface -- the self-performance and artifice, the illusory forward motion and devotion to consumption -- that defines the city.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

The openness and honesty with which Eleanor Coppola portrays her husband is by far the greatest asset of Hearts of Darkness.

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1 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Brando

Brando is most original and inspiring when it looks at Brando's other work. As Bobby Seale remembers, "If I said, 'Constitutional democratic civil human rights,' I mean, it lit him up."

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30 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

Memory (2005)

Like a high school essay written the night before it's due, Memory reveals its dearth of imagination right off, with a frontispiece dictionary definition of its title.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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