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My latest kitbash is almost done and I’m too excited to not take photos already. Here’s Bobby de Niro as Travis Bickle in Martin Scorcese’s seminal Taxi Driver. 177 more words

Thank God for the rain to wash the trash off the sidewalk

This is obviously a manipulated photo – the Cardinal version of Travis Bickle:

The theme for #photo101 today is Treasure. The rain that washes the trash off the sidewalk, Taxi Driver, they’re both treasures. 42 more words


Shadow of the Groundhog # 10: Movie Autism

Abe:  It might mean that, in order to “become who you were born to be”, you must stop watching (obsessing about) movies!

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On Turning Loose and Escaping

No young man ever became a poet by declaring his loneliness to the world; it is like declaring one’s headache, or a hole in one’s favorite pair of socks. 691 more words

Seen. Not herd.

‘Where’s my arc?’ laments Christopher Moltisanti during a moment of self-pitying introspection in The Sopranos. Though he’s eventually fobbed off by fellow gangster, ‘Big Pussy’ Bompensiero’s wisecrack, ‘You know who had an arc? 1,085 more words

Nightcrawler Review

Common wisdom asserts that the streets of LA after dark are not places you want to be. Violent crime runs rampant, the cops are too busy to help you, and, if you’re particularly unlucky, you’ll find your personal hell being recorded and sold by an emotionless ‘stringer’ – the freelance purveyors of real-life tragedies. 496 more words

Review of Nightcrawler (2013)

Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a very driven, very focus man, he is determined to make something of his life and make a mark on the world. 215 more words

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