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April 2018

MOVING VIOLATIONS: Goodfellas

Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas is damn near a perfect movie. So when I watched it recently for, oh, I’d say maybe the 50th time, I was surprised to discover a small continuity error I’d never noticed before in what might be the movie’s most famous scene.  Continue reading “MOVING VIOLATIONS: Goodfellas”

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SOUND BITES: Donnie Darko

It’s rare for a movie that isn’t a musical to use a song in its entirety (outside the credits). In fact, it’s hard to think of more than a few examples. But two of the best examples come from the same movie. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: Donnie Darko”

REVIEW: Phantom Thread

When it comes to PT Anderson movies, I can’t help myself. As soon as a trailer is posted, I watch it. But the marketing for his movies in recent years has misled audiences, so that it takes more than one viewing to appreciate the movie for what it actually is.

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REVIEW: A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place is a horror movie that does something a little different.

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