Erin Milne Film

DISCOVERING THE WORLD THROUGH FILM

Month: April, 2013

City of God (2002)

When Knockout Ned (‘Mané Galinha’ in the Brazilian original) kills someone for the first time, some people who live in the City of God approach him and congratulate him for the killing. The first woman to talk to him was played by the mother of the real Knockout Ned.City of God is based on a true story that takes place in the 60’s where in the slums of Rio De Janeiro two boys growing up in the neighborhood take on different paths in life. The story is told through eyes of Buscape, a poor young fisherman’s son who dreams of becoming a photographer one day. His story narrates the violence and corruption surrounding the city and the rise and fall of one of the city’s most notorious boss’. Li’l Ze. As war wages on the streets Buscape’s only way out of this violent life is to expose its brutality the world through his pictures. Along the way the lives of other are put into perspective as their stories intersect with the events that take place.

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The Evil Dead 1981

The Evil Dead 1981

The original script called for all the characters to be smoking marijuana when they are first listening to the tape. The actors decided to try this for real, and the entire scene had to be later re-shot due to their uncontrollable behavior.

 

The Lost Boys 1987

The Lost Boys 1987

Boodsucking Cinema
All the blood had glitter in it and was slimier than other fake blood.

 

Zombie 1979

Zombie 1979

As shown in trailers before the film was released, airline “barf bags” were handed out to theater moviegoers due to the unusually high amount of violence and gore for a horror film of that time.

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On my bucket list of movies I want to watch is

Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang.

Know any others I need to see? Tweet me @erinmilnefilm

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That’s what Maxim is creating a documentary about. He part of the advance television and film program and Sheridan College. I helped him out in set and it from what I saw its going to be a really sweet doc!