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    Oops, Sorry Oscar

    Oops, Sorry Oscar
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    "You see... this is my life... it always will...

    "You see... this is my life... it always will be... there's nothing else... just us... and the cameras... and those wonderful people out there in the dark... Ok, Mr. DeMille... I'm ready for my...
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    What a nice comparison - Lean, Huston, Wilder -...

    What a nice comparison - Lean, Huston, Wilder - three directors whose style I admire very much; even if put into a historical context. There are contemporary directors whose style I also admire, such...
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    There's a reason why so many actors came to...

    There's a reason why so many actors came to appreciate William Wyler, and why so many critics have changed their minds about him. Willie had an instinct about film and about realism when it came to...
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    You my friend have a treasure. Thanks for putting...

    You my friend have a treasure. Thanks for putting in the link. I can't believe Wes Anderson went through the trouble of printing an actual magazine to promote the film. I couldn't believe the detail...
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    This is an homage to journalists. Note, I didn't...

    This is an homage to journalists. Note, I didn't say writers, I said journalists, as was evidenced by his dedication at the end to such luminaries as E.B. White and James Thurber among many others (I...
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    While they've placed a psychological label on the...

    While they've placed a psychological label on the "asset", I would say this troupe has been used before in other films. It's the slightly deranged "anti-hero" who has the upper edge because he goes...
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    I'm not exactly certain on where to begin. So I...

    I'm not exactly certain on where to begin. So I thought I'd ask some clarification. By saying you say the film itself is dangerous, are you implying they're glorifying sociopathic psychopaths as...
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    No regerts? (misspelled on purpose, as in the...

    No regerts? (misspelled on purpose, as in the commercial) I have many. I suppose that's why I wouldn't make a good professional film critic. Too many regerts (he said with a wink and a smile).
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    Hastily written... film styles and techniques...

    Hastily written... film styles and techniques have changed. I didn't take into account those cultural and societal changes. Plus, I wasn't familiar with the actors' work. I actually regret my first...
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    Doesn't open here until next weekend. I feel that...

    Doesn't open here until next weekend. I feel that most Wes Andersen film's are worth watching repeatedly; especially Budaapest Hotel and Moonrise Kingdom. I've seen both films three or four times and...
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    Dune 2021 versus Dune 1984

    2021 versus 1984 – A look back, a look forward

    (Author’s note: I watched Dune 1984 and Dune 2021 twice within five days before I decided to write this comparison.)

    “Dune” is one of those...
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    Yes, once I get the chance to see it... probably...

    Yes, once I get the chance to see it... probably next weekend is what they're saying, November 5th
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    I am so looking forward to seeing French Dispatch...

    I am so looking forward to seeing French Dispatch after reading so much about it and seeing some of the behind the scenes special effects. HBO just aired Moonrise Kingdom (one of my faves) but I have...
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    I think I need to go back and watch the film...

    I think I need to go back and watch the film again. I think I'll go sometime this week before it slips into smaller theaters. Right now (locally) its in our biggest theater of the complex. I'll wake...
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    I would agree that Villeuneuve's film is visually...

    I would agree that Villeuneuve's film is visually striking and quite beautiful. Several shots in the film are quite memorable. However, this is Dune. Where is the Landstrad? Where are the Spice...
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    Dune, part one 2021

    Dune, part one (2021)
    Directed by Denis Villeneuve
    Cinematography – Greig Fraser (Rogue One)
    Score – Hans Zimmer

    SPOILER ALERT, mostly for those who’ve never read the novel. If you’ve read the...
  18. MAJOR SPOILER ALERT - move over Chris and let a real Bond fan write this review

    James Bond, R.I.P.

    “No time to Die” directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

    While Wilson and Broccoli have presented a sumptuous Bond with all of the elements thrown in including lavish settings, lots...
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    Did you really leave out (so many) Lawrence of...

    Did you really leave out (so many) Lawrence of Arabia AND Bridge over the River Kwai (what David Lean did you mention?) along with Bergman's Cries and Whispers... Blow Up? Satyricon or Roma?...
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    Disappointed you listed so few von Sternberg's...

    Disappointed you listed so few von Sternberg's works from the 1930's

    Morocco (1930) which I liked better than Blue Angel
    Dishonored (1931)
    Shanghai Express (1932)
    Blonde Venus (1932 - Hot...
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    Hope you are well and on the road to recovery. I...

    Hope you are well and on the road to recovery. I love being able to watch daily press briefings on Youtube - the White House has a permanent site set up with both live and recorded press briefings....
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    He and other directors would gladly push the...

    He and other directors would gladly push the plunger. Merry Christmas my wise and learned friend. Take care.
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    OMG! My bad, Chris. I confused Nolan's work with...

    OMG! My bad, Chris. I confused Nolan's work with Villeneuve. How stupid. I don't know what I was thinking. Glad you caught it.
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    I saw your posts on Facebook and am following up...

    I saw your posts on Facebook and am following up on them. Thanks for the heads up. What do you hear from Oscar? Oh, yes... happy holidays; all of them. Please take care if you go out. My life this...
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    Privately, he called or referred to "Dune" as...

    Privately, he called or referred to "Dune" as "the best thing I've ever done." No wonder he's upset about having to release it online. You and I both know that film belongs in a theater, especially...
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