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Best Movies of 2018

Always the latest list of best movies, according to me.  2018 seemed like a pretty decent year for film.  The usual caveats apply:  I have by no means seen everything released in 2018 or even close to it.  I delay … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Jurassic Park

“If I may… Um, I’ll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you’re using here, it didn’t require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step. You didn’t earn … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Hook

“You’re a…you’re a complex Freudian hallucination having something to do with my mother and I don’t know why you have wings, but you have very lovely legs and you’re a very nice tiny person and what am I saying, I … Continue reading

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SPIELBERG MARATHON: Always

“I think the love we hold back is the only pain that follows us here.” “Now I’m sitting here in the woods, getting my hair cut.” “You laugh like a donkey.” Remakes can be tricky even for someone with the … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

“There’s just gotta be a place up ahead, where men ain’t low down, and poker’s played fair. If there weren’t, what are all the songs about? I’ll see y’all there. And we can sing together and shake our heads over … Continue reading

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A Spike Lee Joint: “BlacKkKlansman” Review

“There’s never been a black cop in this city.  We think you might be the man to open things up around here.” “You’re Jewish. They hate you. Doesn’t that piss you off? Why are you acting like you don’t got … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

“Nazis. I hate these guys.” “We named the *dog* Indiana.” “Oh, *idiot*! In Latin Jehovah begins with an ‘I’!” _____________________________________________ This is the part where we all collectively wish that the “Indiana Jones” film series ended here with a worthy … Continue reading

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