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Noah Forrest

Frenzy On Column By Noah ForrestForrest@moviecitynews.com

Short Cuts

There’s a lot of stuff percolating in the movie world these days, as well as a number of thoughts that have been percolating in my noggin. So, what follows is a series of scattershot thoughts and theories that I’ve been collecting over the past few days: I know that Obsessed was the number one movie at…

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Elisabeth Shue and Thomas Haden Church

This week Noah talks to Elisabeth Shue and Thomas Haden Church about their new film Don McKay, working together and working apart, the wonder of Meryl Streep and Shue’s great work in Cocktail! Listen to Noah Forrest Podcast with Elisabeth Shue and Thomas Haden Church

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Summer 2009 Preview, Part Two

I wrote last week about the first two months of summer, which promise to offer lots of action, from Wolverine to Star Trek, from Angels and Demons to Sam Raimi dragging us to hell with his return to the horror genre, and new flicks from the Terminator and Transformers franchises. July and August are loaded this year with a…

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Summer 2009 Preview, Part One

Ahh, can you smell that? Trees are blooming, flowers are blossoming, and Hollywood is preparing to assault your senses with explosions, car crashes and cyborgs. Yes indeed, my friends, the summer movie season is soon upon us. Considering the shrug-inducing first four months of the year, it will be a pleasure to watch movies that…

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Catching Up

With April here, it seems we’re not too far away from better movies – or at the very least, better produced and slicker products – so I thought I would look back on a few films from the first couple months of 2009. Because I work in the film business, my expectations (good or bad)…

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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