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Synecdoche New York Review

Synecdoche New York is a movie about movies, but not in the conventional sense. Its affairs do not concern themselves with scrutinizing the method of crafting a narrative, but rather the intentions behind doing so. 827 more words


Review: God's Pocket

Written by Alex Metcalf and John Slattery, and directed by Slattery (best known for his performances as Howard Stark of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Dominic Cooper’s ww2 era take on the character) “God’s Pocket” is an adaption of the novel of the same title by Pete Dexter in 1983. 533 more words


“Creating something is all about problem-solving.”

“Creating something is all about problem-solving.”

– Philip Seymour Hoffman, actor, director, producer, Born July, Academy Award


Jack Goes Boating (2010)

D: Philip Seymour Hoffman / 91m

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Ryan, John Ortiz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tom McCarthy, Salvatore Inzerillo

When actors make the transition from appearing in front of the cameras to working behind them as directors, their first attempts at building a secondary career have a tendency to be remarkable debuts. 1,025 more words




Review: A group of interrelated characters who are in search of love, forgiveness and also the meaning of the San Fernando Valley.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson… 254 more words


Why The Great Drought Of Doubt?

A few years ago, I read an article by the American playwright, John Patrick Shanley, in which he bemoaned the death of true debate in the US. 1,181 more words

In Case You Forgot, She Is That Good - Review of Doubt (2008)

Doubt, one of 2008’s critically acclaimed films, is a film by John Patrick Shanley from his own play, starts off innocuously enough.

It starts with a few boys getting out of bed, some nuns shuffling from their chambers and one boy, in particular, trying to get to a church in the Priest’s chambers, whom is later revealed as an altar boy. 678 more words