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Noah Forrest

Frenzy On Column By Noah ForrestForrest@moviecitynews.com

The Duality of Edward Norton

I, and the rest of the world, think that Edward Nortonis a phenomenal actor, but right upfront I will tell you that I don’t believe Edward Norton is our greatest actor right now; I have long thought that that distinction belongs to Daniel Day-Lewis. But as I was sitting in the theater watching him in The Incredible Hulk, stuffing…

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Myers v. Carrell

This weekend we have a very interesting box office match-up, one that we don’t see that often these days where release dates have been picked out years in advance so that nobody else deigns to put a similar film in that spot. This weekend we have two big-budgeted comedies being released widely, starring two of…

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M. Night Shyamalan – The Next Spielberg? Nope!

It was just a few years ago that M. Night Shyamalan was on the cover of Time Magazine, which had proclaimed him the “Next Spielberg.” It’s incredible that just a few short years and two films later, many folks are wondering if he’s even a competent filmmaker; he has faced accusations of being egotistical and two straight…

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May Review

We’re one month into the season of blockbusters and I’ve found that the only thing that has tired me about the summer movies has been the hype surrounding them. The truth of the matter is that most movies aren’t wonderful or terrible; a lot of them fall into the middle area and the same goes…

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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