Tag Archives: Dennis Hopper

Orson Welles – Hopper/Welles (2020)

An intimate and revelatory 1970 conversation between two film giants, Dennis Hopper, then riding high on the massive success of Easy Rider, and Orson Welles, ever the iconoclast and an offscreen interviewer of probing authority. Read More »

Dennis Hopper – Out of the Blue (1980)

A young girl whose father is an ex-convict and whose mother is a junkie finds it difficult to conform and tries to find comfort in a quirky combination of Elvis and the punk scene. Read More »

David Salle – Search and Destroy (1995)

A would-be movie producer (Griffin Dunne) strives to convince a self-help guru (Dennis Hopper) to let him film his book. As the guru is only interested in money, the producer solicits the help of a shady businessman (Christopher Walken) and the guru’s own secretary (Ileana Douglas), who wants to write movie scripts (a horror story about brain-scraping monsters). -John Sacksteder Read More »

Dennis Hopper – Catchfire aka Backtrack (1990)

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An artist (Foster) witnesses a Mafia hit and calls the police. At the police station she realizes that the Mafia has a man in the force, so she runs. Trailed by the police, who need her testimony, and a hitman (Hopper) hired by the Mafia, she goes to Mexico, where eventually she meets the hitman, who has become infatuated after studying her art and life to prepare for the hit. Read More »

Phil Karlson – Key Witness (1960)

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An average Los Angeles citizen witnesses a gang murder when he stops to use a telephone. Aware that he is the only witness against them, the gang members seek out his identity and terrorize him and his family to keep him from testifying against them. Only by psychologically playing one gang member against the others is the man able to bring the police to his rescue. Read More »

David Lynch – Blue Velvet (1986) (HD)

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Home from college, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) makes an unsettling discovery: a severed human ear, lying in a field. In the mystery that follows, by turns terrifying and darkly funny, writer-director David Lynch burrows deep beneath the picturesque surfaces of small-town life. Driven to investigate, Jeffrey finds himself drawing closer to his fellow amateur sleuth, Sandy Williams (Laura Dern), as well as their person of interest, lounge singer Dorothy Vallens (Isabella Rossellini)—and facing the fury of Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper), a psychopath who will stop at nothing to keep Dorothy in his grasp. With intense performances and hauntingly powerful scenes and images, Blue Velvet is an unforgettable vision of innocence lost, and one of the most influential American films of the past few decades. Read More »

Dennis Hopper – Colors [Unrated Version] (1988)

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A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of L.A. about to explode in violence in this look at the gang culture enforced by the colors that members wear. Read More »