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The Devil All the Time review – deliciously ripe gothic melodrama

Antonio Campos delivers a star-studded, darkly comic psychological thriller set in the postwar American Bible belt“There’s a lot of religion going around with this thing,” says Mickey Rourke’s shell-shocked gumshoe in Alan Parker’s Angel Heart, a devilish mix of neo-noir intrigue and gothic horror based on William Hjortsberg’s page-turning novel. The same could be said […]

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Alan Parker, Director of ‘Midnight Express,’ ‘Mississippi Burning’ and ‘Bugsy Malone,’ Dead at 76

Alan Parker, the Oscar-nominated English filmmaker whose diverse line-up of credits include Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express, Pink Floyd: The Wall, Angel Heart, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments, Evita, and Angela’s Ashes, has passed away following a long illness. He was 76 years old. Born on February 14, 1944 in Islington, North London, Parker began his career […]

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Alan Parker: a maker of glorious films with a gift for connecting with audiences | Peter Bradshaw

From Bugsy Malone to Mississippi Burning, Shoot the Moon to Angel Heart, Parker was a craftsman committed to entertaining cinemagoersAlan Parker was a great storyteller of the movies, a muscular film-maker who cared about what the public wanted, cared about how to get the public into the cinema to see movies they would really enjoy. […]

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