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True Stories (1986)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: Eccentric people of Texas.

David Byrne the founder member of the influential Talking Heads rock group tries his hand at filmmaking, which to date has been his only directorial foray of a feature film and not including two documentaries that he did in the late 80’s and early 90’s. 381 more words

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Amazon Sets 'Alpha House' Season 2 Premiere for Binge-Viewing Mode

Amazon has adopted the binge-release model — a la Netflix — for several of its marquee original series this fall: It will premiere all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau’s political comedy series “Alpha House,” starring John Goodman, on Friday, Oct.  516 more words

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Amazon Sets Season 2 Premiere For 'Alpha House'

Amazon Studios will be dropping all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau’s political comedy Alpha House on Friday, Oct. 24 on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the U.S., UK and Germany.   137 more words

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Review: Argo


In 1980 a top secret operation was carried out by the CIA to rescue civilians from a revolutionary movement in Iran. The story was declassified only recently, and Argo tells the principle story of how one man’s unlikely plan was the only option. 385 more words

Film

SAY WHAT YOU WILL: When you want to say something objectionable (and you know you do), preface it with this disclaimer

SAY WHAT YOU WILL about the phrase “say what you will,” it can be an effective preface to a questionable comment.

Example: “Say what you will about Stalin, the guy grew a helluva mustache.” 566 more words

Review: The Artist


I don’t normally go hunting for Academy Award Winners… but even I must admit that The Artist is a pretty exceptional piece of craftsmanship.

One could argue that this is backwards thinking; why rejuvenate cinema nearly 100 years old? 300 more words

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johnlink ranks THE MONUMENTS MEN (2014)

The last time I got my hopes up for a semi-comedy/semi-true story about war with a bunch of seasoned actors I was sorely disappointed by THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS. 683 more words

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