Chuck Dowling

Chuck Dowling

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I watch a lot of “bad” movies. Big fan of adverbs.

Favorite films

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Poltergeist
  • The Thing
  • The Odd Couple

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  • Glengarry Glen Ross

    ★★★★

  • Kickboxer 3: The Art of War

  • Author! Author!

    ★★★

  • North Dallas Forty

    ★★★½

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  • Author! Author!

    Author! Author!

    ★★★

    Watched for the Movies on Cinemax in January 1998 project.

    The most painfully mainstream movie of Al Pacino’s career has him playing a neurotic playwright with a house full of kids and an insane wife (Tuesday Weld). You will want to reach into the screen and strangle Tuesday Weld, who is seriously playing one of the worst characters I’ve ever seen in a film.

    Otherwise, it has moments. The kid playing Geraldo gets the most laughs, although Pacino works in…

  • North Dallas Forty

    North Dallas Forty

    ★★★½

    Watched for the Movies on Cinemax in January 1998 project.

    Unflinching look at 70s pro football that’s a bit hard to stomach at times, but ultimately this slice of life tale that follows aging wide receiver Nick Nolte around as he navigates one week of his life sure is compelling. Honestly I didn’t think I was going to make it through the early party scene though. Times have most certainly changed. Well, at least I hope they have.

    Two great…

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  • Foodfight!

    Foodfight!

    The movie that's running on the monitors in the waiting rooms for Hell.

  • Blame It on Rio

    Blame It on Rio

    ★½

    In the 1980s people said "We're off to see the latest 'Dude has sex with his best friend's teenage daughter' movie" and since we were so busy with those damn Russians, no one thought to respond "Hey whoa wait a minute, that's not right..."