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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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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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