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Poets' Favorite Movies

I.W. Grant

My List of Mind-Fuck Films.

The Day of the Locust (1975)
Directed by John Schlesinger
Writing credits: Nathanael West (novel), Waldo Salt (screenplay)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? (1966)
Directed by Mike Nichols
Writing credits: Edward Albee (play), Ernest Lehman (screenplay)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Writing credits: Hunter S. Thompson (book), Terry Gilliam (screenplay)

Videodrome (1983)
Directed by David Cronenberg
Writing credits: David Cronenberg

C'est arrivé près de chez vous (1992)
Directed by Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde
Writing credits: Rémy Belvaux (idea), Rémy Belvaux and André Bonzel and Benoît Poelvoorde and Vincent Tavier (script & dialogue)

Man Bites Dog
Directed by Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel
Writing credits: Rémy Belvaux (idea), Rémy Belvaux (script & dialogue)

Barry Lyndon (1975)
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Writing credits: William Makepeace Thackeray (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay)

Zardoz (1974)
Directed by John Boorman
Writing credits: John Boorman

Dellamorte Dellamore (1994)
Directed by Michele Soavi
Writing credits: Gianni Romoli, Tiziano Sclavi (novel)

Naked Lunch (1991)
Directed by David Cronenberg
Writing credits: William S. Burroughs (novel), David Cronenberg (screenplay)

The Company of Wolves (1984)
Directed by Neil Jordan
Writing credits: Neil Jordan (screenplay) and Angela Carter (story)

Lost Highway (1997)
Directed by David Lynch
Writing credits: David Lynch and Barry Gifford

Deliverance (1972)
Directed by John Boorman
Writing credits James Dickey (novel & screenplay)

Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Directed by John Schlesinger
Writing credits: James Leo Herlihy (novel), Waldo Salt (screenplay)

Angel Heart (1987)
Directed by Alan Parker
Writing credits: William Hjortsberg (novel), Alan Parker (screenplay)

Ravenous (1999)
Directed by Antonia Bird
Writing credits: Ted Griffin

Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
Directed by James William Guercio
Writing credits Robert Boris (also story), Rupert Hitzig (story)

Eraserhead (1977)
Directed by David Lynch
Writing credits: David Lynch

Brazil (1985)
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Writing credits: Terry Gilliam  and Tom Stoppard (screenplay)


I.W. Grant is a poet and writer who performs his work in Southern California poetry venues.

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