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sex, lies, and videotape (1989)

“I remember reading somewhere that men learn to love the person that they’re attracted to, and that women become more and more attracted to the person that they love.” Some movies aren’t just for watching but also for inspiring. Steven Soderbergh’s … Continue reading

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Tampopo (1985)

“So you’re at the movies too, huh? Whatcha eating?” That quote comes from the first scene of the film, as a stern man in a white suit threatens to kill someone at the movie theatre for making too much noise … Continue reading

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District 9 (2009)

“When dealing with aliens, try to be polite, but firm. And always remember that a smile is cheaper than a bullet.” There’s a lot to love about District 9. I remember when it was released 10 years ago, it was one … Continue reading

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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

“What we see and what we seem are but a dream, a dream within a dream.” Picnic at Hanging Rock is in a world of its own. It seems to exist outside the plane of regular cinema. Not better or worse, but different. It … Continue reading

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My Darling Clementine (1946)

“I should think that if nothing else, you’d at least be flattered to have a girl chase you.” I’ve seen two Westerns lately that I need to write about, both by John Ford. It took me a while to get … Continue reading

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

“Within a budding grove, the girls think but of love. Hear the radio, drinking tea and to hell with being free. They’ve no idea the bourgeoisie has never hesitated to kill its children.” I thought it would be a while … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters (1984)

“Ah, if there’s a steady paycheck in it, I’ll believe anything you say.” I was looking forward to relaxing with Ghostbusters one evening over a month ago, but since then I’ve found that I don’t have much to say about it. It’s … Continue reading

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