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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2016

I look at this and I wonder why I always feel like I haven’t done jack-squat. Or, at the very least, I could do more. Well, I always can do more. Regardless, here are links to some of the things … Continue reading

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2016 Movies To See

Out Now Out Soon Out Earlier This Year

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Happy Birthday, Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater, at Ebertfest 2013, presenting “Bernie.” Photo by yours truly. Here’s my essay on Movie Mezzanine: Time After Time: Looking Back at “Before Sunrise”. Here’s my review of Everybody Wants Some on Rogerebert.com. Here’s my review of Boyhood. Here’s … Continue reading

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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016); d. Richard Linklater

Ahhh, I loved Richard Linklater’s latest, a so-called “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused. Everybody Wants Some!! shows three days in the life of a group of college baseball players, in 1980. Wonderful. Here’s my review of Everybody Wants Some!! … Continue reading

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Film Writing in 2015

For Rogerebert.com: R.I.P. Edward Herrmann. “The moment lasts two seconds and consists of only two words: “Welcome home.” Two seconds and two words is all an actor like Edward Herrmann needs to get the job done.” On Seth Rogen’s controversial … Continue reading

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January 2015: Viewing Diary

I’m going to start listing everything I saw each month. It’ll be a good way for me to keep track, and also a good record for my end-of-year lists. So here’s everything I watched in January, 2015. Inherent Vice (2014; … Continue reading

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Looking Back on Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise

This year is the 20th anniversary of Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise, starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Since then, every 10 years more or less, we have had another film in the series: Before Sunset and Before Midnight. Movie Mezzanine … Continue reading

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Year in Review

I may write some magnum opus in the next two days, you never know, but here are links to some of the things I’ve written in 2014, here and elsewhere. I have worked hard to keep my site an eclectic … Continue reading

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My Favorite Films of 2014

My Top 10 (more in-depth commentary, and other writer’s choices over at Rogerebert.com): 1. Beyond the Lights, directed by Gina Prince-Blythewood. 2. Boyhood, directed by Richard Linklater. Review here. 3. Closed Curtain, directed by Jafar Panahi. Review here. 4. Force … Continue reading

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Boyhood (2014); directed by Richard Linklater

I was about to start off by saying “Movies like Boyhood…” and stopped myself. Because there are no other movies like Boyhood. There are other films about a boy coming of age, there are other films about a child becoming … Continue reading

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