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The King of Comedy

A guy can get anything he wants so long as he pays the price. As a first class fantasist myself, The King of Comedy (1982) makes me uncomfortable.  Sure, I don’t have cardboard cutouts of all my favorite stars and comedians, but … Continue reading

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The Great McGinty

If it wasn’t for graft, you’d get a very low type of person in politics. There is a kind of film that I like to categorize as “The Bad Old Days”.  Some show people in the same compromising situations we’re … Continue reading

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In a World…

I’m going to support you by not supporting you. I love voices and accents.  I like to hear them, I like to do them, and it’s always better when they’re good.  So often someone will try on a British accent … Continue reading

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Blue Jasmine

There’s only so many traumas a person can withstand ‘til they take to the streets and start screaming. Woody Allen has inspired some looking the other way in his career with pro-Woody factions taking responsibility for his ‘admittedly lesser work’ … Continue reading

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Portlandia

Theirs works, but ours… is natural. Portlandia (2011-), for those of you unfortunate enough to be a day more ignorant than me, is a sketch comedy show set in Portland about Portland.  Portlandia is in the vein of Little Britain (2003) and Kroll Show (2013) where there’s … Continue reading

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Win Win

Let me ask you something, Kyle, how good are you? Sometimes it’s nice to watch a movie that isn’t about how it looks or exposing how terrible it is to be a human being.  There are movies that are straight … Continue reading

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Before Midnight

That’s another of your can’t-win questions. You know what might seem like a can’t win question?  “I’m going to see a movie this weekend, I live in New York or LA, now do I go see The Hangover Part III (2013) … Continue reading

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Frances Ha

I don’t know if I believe anything that I’m saying. There are people out there, you know them, who hate things that are popular.  Like there’s literally nothing on KISS FM that doesn’t make them think that society is slowly … Continue reading

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One, Two, Three

Schlemmer! Writer/director Billy Wilder is known for his ability to bring the best to every genre he takes on, but most of all, he is known for his comedies.  The secret to his other successes may be that he brings his razor-sharp … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation

The good news is the whiskey works. Bob Harris (Bill Murray) is an actor on decline.  He’s in Japan to shoot a commercial (and being paid $2 million dollars for it).  He’s got trouble sleeping.  Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) is in … Continue reading

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