After having retired from active service with the IMF, Ethan Hunt is drawn back into the shadowy world of international espionage after one of his charges is kidnapped. 162 more words
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I could try to do some kind of Harry Potter reference, but I’m not well-versed in the lore. I don’t want to come across like a Muggle, so I’ll just say that the boy who played The Boy Who Lived has made it all the way to 27. 335 more words
I’m so tired of being everybody’s fool.
Twenty-three years ago, a wonderful book entitled Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo was published. Set in upstate New York in a small town called North Bath (thinly veiled and thought to be Schuylerville) adjacent to Schuyler Springs (again, thinly veiled and thought to be Saratoga Springs), the story revolved around Donald “Sully” Sullivan – a middle-aged, stubborn and cantankerous man who chose to be faithful only to his nature – independent and undependable – and yet Sully was a good guy.541 more words
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At one point in Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice, Joaquin Phoenix’s drugged-up detective Doc Sportello enters a plush Malibu house, to be asked by his hostess, “Do you like the lighting?” (He responds with a semi-stoned, semi-horny, but quietly emphatic ‘Uh-huh.’). 1,592 more words