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Spielberg Marathon: Saving Private Ryan

“You wanna explain the math of this to me?  I mean, where’s the sense of risking’ the lives of the eight of us to save one guy.” “Maybe saving Private Ryan is the one decent thing we did in this … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Amistad

“What kind of a place is this where you almost mean what you say? Where laws almost work? How can you live like that?” “The natural state of mankind is, and I know this is a controversial idea, is freedom. … Continue reading

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Us: Movie Review

“They look exactly like us. They think like us. They know where we are. We need to move and keep moving. They won’t stop until they kill us… or we kill them.” “We’re Americans.” “Once upon a time, there was … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: The Lost World: Jurassic Park

“Oh, yeah. Oooh, ahhh, that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and um, screaming.” “So you went from capitalist to naturalist in just 4 years. That’s something.” “Taking dinosaurs off this island is the worst idea in the … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Schindler’s List

“Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t.” “It’s Hebrew, it’s from the Talmud. It says, ‘Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.’” “The list is an absolute good.  The list is life.” _________________________________________________ “Schindler’s … Continue reading

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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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