Movie reviews

Barton Fink (1991)

GARCIN: Hm! So here we are? VALET: Yes, Mr. Garcin. GARCIN: And this is what it [Hell] looks like? VALET: Yes. GARCIN: Second Empire furniture,

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The Grifters (1990)

Dolores protested,] “Surely, you cannot think that—” “Think it?” Toddy shook his head. “I don’t even think that you’re trying to steer me away from

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Ed Wood (1994)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E__AoONUh6g “This is the one. This is the one I’ll be remembered for.”— Ed Wood commenting on his film Plan 9 From Outer Space “Inspector

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A Story of Women (1988)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKTOzzkT27c&has_verified=1 Creeps or heroes. This is my theory about why there are so few powerful roles for women in Hollywood films. Henry Ford offered the

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Winter Light (1963)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ6_0KlpK6I   “I had a faint hope that it wasn’t all imagination, dreams, lies.” Tomas the priest in Winter Light Let’s get spiritual. Or rather,

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Nashville (1975)

“My life would make a damn good country song.”-D. Fritts “He who controls rhythm/controls”-Charlcs Olson (both quoted in Nick Tosche’s Country) A Woodstock for the

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Shakespeare Wallah (1965)

Things are usually fascinating on the border lands. Borders between countries breed strange fusions of languages, twilight and dawn are freighted with metaphor and inklings

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Reservoir Dogs (1992)

“Reservoir (medical): A population which is chronically infested with the causative agent of a disease and can infect other populations.” —from the Oxford English Dictionary.

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