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The Change-Up

You’d be early too if all you did was eat hummus and masturbate. Freaky Friday (1976), It’s a Boy Girl Thing (2006) (hey, it was on Netflix), Like Father Like Son (1987), it’s been done.  Why is that so important to people?  There was … Continue reading

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Carnage

We’re not going to get into our children’s quarrels. Resonance.  The quality in a sound of being deep, full, and reverberating.  Some movies are like that.  The word has been replaced by the executive classes, in their terrible new-speak way, … Continue reading

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The Brave One

Why don’t my hands shake, wy doesn’t someone stop me? It’s vigilantes again. Is there more to say on the subject? Apparently so. How do they get their start? Do they ever stop? Do we know they’re there? The last … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part IV)

Part I, Part II, Part III, meet Part IV. Behind the Market So women go to bad woman movies.  But that is so counter to my (and I’d say “our”) intuition, right?  We’ve got woman empowerment, we laugh ironically or … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part II)

This is “Part II,” which is the sequel to “Part I.” Historical Point Speaking of actresses, why don’t I give you my Top 10. Katharine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Myrna Loy, and Jodie Foster.  When we’re talking “all-time”, you’re … Continue reading

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The Beaver

It’s like he died but he didn’t have the good sense to take his body with him. There’s depression like finding out the train’s going to be late or that girl just totally rejected you or someone has died.  Then … Continue reading

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