FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS
TERRY GILLIAM | USA | 1998 | 118 MIN | R | ENGLISH
Gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Thompson’s psychedelic odyssey into Sin City to rue the decimation of the American Dream is filled with bats, lizard people, and a trunk full of drugs.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s AP Bio series.
No late night study sessions or textbooks needed for these adventurous films that forego the standard, Oscar-baity practices synonymous with the cinematic biopic tradition for more imaginative, unique, and illuminating interpretations of life.
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