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Ray Bradbury's work and life teaches two things: To write, sit down, and do; to live, stand up, and dare.
Looking forward to THE GREAT GATSBY because, reading it years ago, I thought: 'You know what this book needs? It needs to be LOUDER.'
Can someone let me know when exactly we'll have given K.Bigelow more shit for pretend ZDT torture than we gave G.W. Bush for real torture?
Hey, Warner Brothers, wanna make a bajillion dollars? Pay for a really strong Wonder Woman script for Jennifer Lawrence as origin adventure.
7 BOXES: A great Paraguan suspense flick with a sense of need, a sense of humor, a sense of place and a taste for blood. Teriffic perfs/cine
Reading the news from Toronto? I'm scared stupid. Right vs. Left is over. Now, it's just Rulers vs. Ruled. Be a good consumer or else. #G20
Sofia Coppola got married Sunday. The vows weren't well-written, but the video's so well-shot lazy critics saw meaning that wasn't there.
That speech was perfect: Terror, not Islam, symbolic, not a panacea; ongoing, not over. No planes, no smirk, no flight suit, no banners.
Why modern movie marketing is so awful: It doesn't cultivate enthusiasm, just fanaticism; it doesn't want appreciation, just obedience
At first, you read Ebert to learn about how to truly see films. Then you realized if you really read, you learned about how to truly live.
Also? The more I think about it, the structurally/thematically similar 7 BOXES is waaaaay better than SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE.
In-flight movie was TOOTH FAIRY 2 with Larry the Cable Guy. I know I'm coming from Cannes to L.A., airline; no need to be a dick about it.
We can kill one person far more easily than we can end poverty, oppression, hate. Nothing's changed, & anyone who say it has is conning you.
Somewhere, someone is explaining Seth MacFarlane to Michael Haneke, and vice-versa, and neither is really getting the other.
"Nothing stops a bullet like a nuclear heterosexual family." - Mitt Romney, total f***ing idiot. Oh, and Fast and Go Fuck Yourself.
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