Willem Dafoe has played tough guys in films like “To Live and Die in L.A.,” starred in boundary-pushing pics like “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and been Oscar-nommed for his roles in “Platoon” and “Shadow of the Vampire.” He got sentimental as he reflected on coming of age in the 1970s New York theater scene and starring in his first film, 1981’s “Breakdown” (later retitled “The Loveless”). 367 more words
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Last night I had the opportunity to finally see Zero Dark Thirty. My first thought was that this is a strange premise for a film: Here is a story that we all know from start to finish, in more or less fine degrees of detail. 1,374 more words
Recently, for no reason in particular, I’ve been obsessed with war.
I don’t know why I have a desire to see violence or connect with a soldier’s turbulent and uncertain lifestyle; I neither condone nor seek to kill or injure my enemy, and while my life is in transition, the uncertainty is more about approximate life choices. 868 more words
Ben Harp: You know nothing. In fact, you know less than nothing. If you knew that you knew nothing, then that would be something, but you don’t.
Johnny Utah: Yes, sir.