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Noah Forrest

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10 Reasons You Must See In the Loop

Armando Iannucci’s In the Loop is one of the smartest, funniest and most vulgar films sinceThe Big Lebowski and is almost as quotable.  It is the story of how one British bureaucrat’s slip of the tongue can be the catalyst for a campaign for war in the Middle East.  There are scenes in secret Congressional meetings…

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Frenzy Like It’s 1999

It’s basically an accepted fact at this point that 1999 was one of the absolute best years in (recent) movie history.  It was a coming-out party for a number of visionary filmmakers as well as a reminder of the talent of some veteran guys.  It was truly a year of auteurs, with new filmmakers like Paul…

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Changes That Would Actually Make The Oscars Better

With the news that the Academy is now cutting the honorary Oscars from the telecast – on top of the news that it is expanding its Best Picture field from five nominees to ten – it seems like the Academy Awards is going through a major period of adjustment.  I think both of these moves…

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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