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Woody Allen Will Never Be Finished

It has become inevitable that with every new release fromWoody Allen, there will be hundreds of stories written about him that will say either “Woody’s officially finished,” or “Woody’s back!”  The man has been written off and then welcomed back so many times at this point and I’m just happy that it hasn’t stopped him…

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12 Spring Movies To Watch

Trying to distance myself from the Oscar fervor, I decided to sit down and take a look at the schedule to see what worthwhile movies are coming out in the next four months.  This is a notoriously terrible time for quality films to be released, since the majority of the “prestige” films have been rushed…

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If I Had An Oscar Ballot…

We’re a little more than a week away from the announcement of what films were nominated by the Academy Awards and so I decided to write up my own ballot of the top eight categories.  The films that I nominate are not necessarily the ones I believe will get nominated, but the ones that I feel should…

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The Best of 2007

To me, top ten lists are forever changing. I keep detailed lists of every movie I see, keeping them in order by the year in which they were released and sometimes when I go back and look over my ordering, I inevitably make some changes. So, while what follows is currently my top ten lists,…

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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