Tag Archives: SWPL

“Urbanized” (2011)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The third volume in Gary Hustwit’s super SWPLy design series for the TED crowd — following his previous HELVETICA and OBJECTIFIED — I found this documentary only intermittently engaging. I enjoyed HELVETICA, which looked at 20th century … Continue reading

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“Margot at the Wedding”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Let’s tick the boxes: absent mothers, actors blubbering, adult ADHD, adultery, anxiety, Asperger’s, Barely Legal, “Before you gave me your sweater I didn’t realize I was cold,” betrayal, borderline personality disorder, child abuse, college professors, croquet, divorce, … Continue reading

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Luxury Moviegoing

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The most interesting thing about my latest outing to see Zero Dark Thirty wasn’t the film, it was the theater. I saw it at the iPic Theater, an upscale chain that combines moviegoing with a posh restaurant and … Continue reading

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