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House Cleaning

I figured it was time to clear the deck…. Shoot ‘Em Up This is a thoroughly enjoyable and utterly forgettable film.  There wasn’t anything especially new or interesting about the film, but I was able to enjoy the action scenes and the corny one-liners for what they were.  The bottom-line is this:Shoot ‘Em Up is…

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10 Best of 2007… Before September

It is my opinion that 2007, so far, has been one of the most disappointing years for film.  This is pretty much always the case before September rolls around and the prestige films start coming out, but this year feels especially bad.  By this time of year, I’ve usually seen twelve to fifteen films that…

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Film vs. Television

When the invention of motion pictures came about, there were two very different schools of thought when it came to how best to get these images to audiences.  There were the Lumiere Brothers who filmed scenes of trains and factories, then projected them onto a large screen; similar to a movie theater today.  On the…

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“We don’t have any idea what the universe is. Wise people have always told us that this is proof you shouldn’t think, because thinking leads you nowhere. You just build over this huge construction of misunderstanding, which is culture. The history of culture is the history of the misunderstandings of great thinkers. So we always have to go back to zero and begin differently. And maybe in that way you have a chance not to understand but at least not to have further misunderstandings. Because this is the other side of this question—Am I really so brave to cancel all human culture? To stop admiring the beauty in human production? It’s very difficult to say no.”
~ László Krasznahorkai

“I have a license to carry in New York. Can you believe that? Nobody knows that, [Applause] somebody attacks, somebody attacks me, oh, they’re gonna be shot. Can you imagine? Somebody says, oh, it is Trump, he’s easy pickings what do you say? Right? Oh, boy. What was the famous movie? No. Remember, no remember where he went around and he sort of after his wife was hurt so badly and kill. What?  I — Honestly, Yeah, right, it’s true, but you have many of them. Famous movie. Somebody. You have many of them. Charles Bronson right the late great Charles Bronson name of the movie come on.  , remember that? Ah, we’re gonna cut you up, sir, we’re gonna cut you up, uh-huh.


One of the great movies. Charles Bronson, great, Charles Bronson. Great movies. Today you can’t make that movie because it’s not politically correct, right? It’s not politically correct. But could you imagine with Trump? Somebody says, oh, all these big monsters aren’t around he’s easy pickings and then shoot.”
~ Donald Trump