Movie reviews

Smoke (1995)

“You never know what’s going to happen next. And when you think you know, that’s when you really don’t know. That’s a paradox.” -Auggie Wren

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Reds (1981)

Look up Warren Beatty’s Reds (1981) in just about any guidebook to movies and somewhere in the review you’ll find the word “epic.” This undoubtedly

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Let Him Have It (1991)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLCSvfRrleM   I was much further out than you thought  And not waving but drowning. —Stevie Smith In 1953, in London, England, a young man

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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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