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The Conversation (1974)

“I’m not afraid of death, but I am afraid of murder.” Thrillers today are too focused on story, I think as I watch The Conversation, Coppola’s entrancing mystery-thriller about a paranoid man who listens to other people’s conversations for a living. There’s … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams (1989)

“We just don’t recognize life’s most significant moments while they’re happening. Back then I thought, ‘Well, there’ll be other days.’ I didn’t realize that that was the only day.” Movies like Field of Dreams are manipulative. But to butcher Steve Erickson’s Zeroville, all movies … Continue reading

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