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An unintentional parable

This is a personal reflection written By Jim Taylor:

I was driving north, up the main highway. As I came down the hill into town, traffic slowed to a standstill. 544 more words

Canadian Society

Jerry Kramer Talks About Dick Schaap

When it comes to authors who write about sports and the star athletes who play in those sports, there was no one better than the late, great Dick Schaap. 2,478 more words

Downsizing

Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Udo Kier

Director: Alexander Payne

Writers: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

This is an ambitious film for Alexander Payne. 1,065 more words

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Downsizing (2017)

Director: Alexander Payne

Writer: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor (Screenplay)

Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgard, Ingjerd Edeberg

 

Plot: A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor. 593 more words

Comedy

“Downsized”

How an imaginative idea with such promise for comedy could turn into a sappy, moralizing mess is the truly sad tale. “We are meant for something bigger” turns both greedy needies and noble problem-fixers into a tale that switches tone after twenty minutes and loses all semblance of intent. 583 more words

Downsizing (2017)

Downsizing (2017)

We are meant for something bigger.

Alexander Payne hasn’t really made a bad movie, just look at the guy’s back catalog: Sideways (2004), … 1,036 more words

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