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50 Shades Of BYOBlog

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7 Responses to “50 Shades Of BYOBlog”

  1. Pete B. says:

    “You keep what you kill.”

  2. Glamourboy says:

    I never miss a Judi Dench action film.

  3. Ray Pride says:

    Bond hasn’t been the same since Dame Judi scampered off.

  4. EtGuild2 says:

    Finally caught “20th Century Women,” which I don’t recall being discussed much on the blog. It really snuck up on me. At first the disorganized, anecdotal approach didn’t work for me, but it sure as hell did once it got rolling. Funny, melodramatic and poignant. Mike Mills gets more interesting to me with every movie.

  5. Movieman says:

    Agree re/ “Women,” Ethan.
    It’s the sort of movie that takes awhile to “unpack” (the “disorganized, anecdotal approach” you referenced) and coalesce, but once it does it’s extraordinarily powerful. I was surprised at how moved I was by the ending.
    Disgraceful that Annette Bening and Greta Gerwig weren’t nominated.

  6. EtGuild2 says:

    Agreed.

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