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WATCH: Writer-Director David Lowery talks 'AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, mumblecore & casting Casey Affleck

At the end of blockbuster season, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is the perfect palette cleanser. A breathtaking, timeless tale of doomed romance and impeccable atmosphere, the film is reviewed in the latest issue of   164 more words


"Out of The Furnace" is all heart and grit

When I exit a movie, I make an attempt to break it out into categories instantly.   Is it worth watching, worth fighting for or simply one you can miss?  752 more words

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'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' (2007) - Review

In Andrew Dominik’s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, the titular American outlaw is everywhere: he’s in the wind that rustles the Missouri reeds; he’s in the subconscious of all his loyal followers; and he’s in the sunlight that falls through the window across a room. 319 more words


Weekend Music: Jesse James

This song has to be one of the most effective pieces of non-government propaganda ever produced. It’s also a nice folk song, and this arrangement is particularly good. 50 more words


Daily Dose: Gone Baby Gone and the LOSE A CHILD Moment

The One-Line Summary: After the private detective boyfriend/girlfriend team of Patrick and Angie watch the televised heartfelt pleas of a mother whose young daughter has gone missing, the two are hired by the little girl’s aunt and end up working with police in a sting operation with kidnappers that goes terribly wrong, resulting in the death of the child, though that might not be true as Patrick and Angie come to realize when some twists develop that raise some questions about the role of the cops in the investigation and especially that of the beloved Captain Doyle (who may or may not have worked for the… 380 more words


Movie #118: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Director: Andrew Dominik

Starring: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Jeremy Renner, Sam Rockwell, Mary-Louise Parker

Academy Award Nominations (2008):

Best Achievement in Cinematography: Roger Deakins… 464 more words


The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

A discussion

                There are many films that do not use dialogue as their main vehicle for advancing the plot, revealing character details, exposing emotions, or exploring emotion and motivations. 2,119 more words