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“Everybody Wants Some!!”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Richard Linklater’s new college comedy, “Everybody Wants Some!!,” takes place over three or four days in 1980, but it may have more to say about growing up, experience, and relationships than all of the 2013 “Boyhood” … Continue reading

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“Weiner”

Paleo Retiree writes: Thanks to the brouhaha about Anthony Weiner these past couple of weeks, I’ve let myself get fascinated by the case. My verdict on the guy: Anthony Weiner is almost certainly someone who in person would strike me … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Background/Foreground

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Thoughts on Some Recent Woody Allen Movies

Sax von Stroheim writes: Every four or five years, Woody Allen makes a movie that everyone — critics and audiences alike — seems to love. Often, people will talk about these movies using some variation of the phrase “Woody’s return to … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Hawks Songs

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Listing Movies: Streaming but Not on Disc

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In case you haven’t heard, the Criterion Collection will begin streaming content via Filmstruck sometime in the next few months. Presumably, once that happens the company will cease to have a presence on Hulu. With that … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Junk Shop”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “The Junk Shop,” directed by Czech filmmaker Juraj Herz, and adapted from a story by Bohumil Hrabal, is a funny and inexplicable short film in the best tradition of Slavic surrealism. Based on the evidence of … Continue reading

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