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My Top 10 Favorite Vincent Cassel Roles

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel is not your typical-looking leading man, with a long, hawklike face and a history of tough guy roles. But whatever he lacks in stereotypical good looks he makes up for a million times in his own brand of casual charisma. He’s played the villain more often than the …

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After 20 Years, ‘IRREVERSIBLE’ Remains a Brutal Watch, No Matter How You Cut It


Twenty years ago I overheard a coworker talking about a film that was so shocking that he couldn’t sleep that night. That film was Gaspar Noe’s Irreversible. My coworker begged me not to watch it. Challenge accepted! I went that very evening to my local art house theater and saw …

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Even 20 Years Later, The Genre Bending ‘Brotherhood Of The Wolf’ (2002) Still Excites – Retro Review

On paper. Christophe Gans’ (Silent Hill) film, Brotherhood of the Wolf, sounds like a disaster. Certainly it’s the most difficult film I have found to explain to anyone. “It’s the best French conspiracy, werewolf, horror, romantic, political, martial arts. swashbuckling movie ever. Also, it’s loosely based on true incidents.” But …

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