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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

An elderly gentleman recounts the tale of how he came to own the venerable but now unfashionable Grand Budapest Hotel.

Wes Anderson’s films have never quite clicked with me in the past; I have always found them visually attractive yet rather contrived and pretentious. 141 weitere Wörter


Amadeus and the Cult of Godless Virtue

I mean no disrespect to those who live virtuous lives according to their religious beliefs. But in these idolatrous times, I suspect that just as many people subscribe to concepts of virtue that may have their roots in religion but as far as they’re concerned have nothing to do with God. 1.111 weitere Wörter


The Best Best Actors

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Since this particular Oscar year feels a bit, well, predictable, and because I’m so far behind on seeing the nominated films, I’ve decided to focus my Oscar blogs on other topics as we count down to the big show on February 26th. 681 weitere Wörter


Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen. Starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman

Llewyn Davis (Isaac) has made an accidental habit of picking up orange cats. (I love cats. 1.298 weitere Wörter



1984 – Some unpleasant old man really doesn’t care much for Mozart.

When this movie first came out, it was rated PG and ran for two hours and 41 minutes. 615 weitere Wörter


In Season 6, 'Homeland' Brings the Fight Against Terrorism Home

There’s more than one line in the Season 6 premiere of Homeland, which airs on Sunday, that resonate loudly: When Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) tells Dar Adal (F. 933 weitere Wörter