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Noah Forrest

Frenzy On Column By Noah ForrestForrest@moviecitynews.com

I Want to be The Son of Rambow

Director Garth Jennings is one half of the British production team known as Hammer & Tongs (along with producer Nick Goldsmith) and together they made a bunch of commercials and music videos. I took note of who they were about nine years ago when I saw their video for Blur’s “Coffee and TV” which I thought was…

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Leatherheads and The Ruins

When I finally caught up to George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, I found myself kind of astounded by the critical reception; most just shrugged it off as something of a light, fanciful throwback film. t’s true that it’s all of those things, but that doesn’t really get to the heart of the matter, which is that…

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Summer Movie Preview

Only the most elitist curmudgeons do not look forward to the summer movie season. Sure, it’s not likely that we’ll find works of art that stand the test of time, but that’s not what we look for during the summer months. I’ve long been of the belief that quality movies should be released year-round, not…

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This and That

My Blueberry Nights Wong Kar Wai is definitely a visionary filmmaker; perhaps one of the best currently working. This is a man who has credits like Chungking Express, Happy Together, In the Mood for Love and 2046under his belt. I’ve never been the biggest fan of the man’s work, but I’ve always respected the loving care…

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Can’t Get Him Pegged

Run, Fatboy, Run is a fine movie; it’s simple, entertaining and utterly forgettable. Still, for some reason this viewing experience was a profound disappointment – despite the fact that I knew going in that the film would be a strictly by-the-numbers affair, replete with all of the usual clichés of the tired genre of “lazy…

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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.

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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