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Movie Review: The Homesman (2014)

The Homesman (2014)

Starring- Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Mirando Otto, Sonja Richter, Jo Harvey Allen, Barry Corbin, David Dencik, William Fichtner, Evan Jones, Caroline Lagerfelt, John Lithgow, Tim Blake Nelson, Jesse Plemons, James Spader, Hailee Steinfeld, Meryl Streep… 1,566 more words

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Second Breakfast: Tommy Lee Jones Turns to Directing with 'The Homesman'

Usually when an actor decides to write, produce, direct, and star in a movie, disaster hides just around the corner, an elbow clearly visible, alerting you to its presence, warning you of an impending “boo!”, one that you lack the strength to avoid because, damn it, disaster just endears to you so much, and could use the giggle storm that would doubtless follow your feigned surprise once it jumps out at you… hah… sorry, I got a little lost there. 748 more words

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Recap: Louie 'Sleepover'

As of late, one of the great virtues of Louie has been its tight thematic focus. Whether concentrating on the frivolity of gender roles in “Bobby’s House,” the challenges of empathizing with those who don’t appear to deserve it in “Cop Story,” or Louie’s deep-rooted fears in “Untitled,” Louis C.K. 666 more words

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"Erma's Desire" perfectly realized

Regular readers know of my love for Erma’s Desire. The sculpture sits near Grand Island, Nebraska (on the Great Platte River Road). GI is about 50 miles (by car) from Loup City, Nebraska. 874 more words

"Interstellar"

Finally got to watch Interstellar the other day.

What can I say? It was…. pretty good.

Technically, it was a fucking masterwork. Christopher Nolan went for it from a design and world-building standpoint and knocked it out of the park. 217 more words

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Let's Remember The Huge Stars Who Have Humiliated Themselves On 'SNL'

Sometimes they do it to get a laugh, sometimes they’re forced into it by bad writing, but no matter how good an actor you are, if you agree to host… 779 more words

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