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Scorsese v. Woody

The architects, visionaries, prime movers, and most of the on-the-ground laborers of the civil rights movement were African-American. Many white Americans stood beside them, and some even died beside them, but it was not their fight — and more important, it was not their idea.
The truth about The Help.
Transcript of trailer for Horrible Bosses
“I’m in!”
“Okay, so let’s do this!”
“We got to hire a professional.”
“Word!”
“You want to pull off a brilliant murder? Make it look like it’s an accident.”
“Word!”
“We all have horrible bosses by the way.”
“And Jennifer Aniston won’t stop having sex with me.”
“Wor— wait. Your boss is Jennifer Aniston?”
“She looks exactly like Jennifer Aniston. Her name is Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S.”
“You don’t have to say her title.”
“Word!”
“My boss looks like Kevin Spacey. And hey man, you ever watch Saturday Night Live?”
“All the time.”
“Because you look EXACTLY like the guy on that show with the Greek last name.”
“Joe Piscopo.”
“No, not Joe—”
“Guys! Sorry to interrupt. But there are a pack of horrible bosses outside in the parking lot practically begging for us to murder them.”
“Okay then. Let’s go murder them. And after that we’ll eat pancakes for three days. Have us a jack-off party. Sound sane?”
“Word!”

Transcript of trailer for Horrible Bosses

“I’m in!”

“Okay, so let’s do this!”

“We got to hire a professional.”

Word!”

“You want to pull off a brilliant murder? Make it look like it’s an accident.”

Word!”

“We all have horrible bosses by the way.”

“And Jennifer Aniston won’t stop having sex with me.”

Wor— wait. Your boss is Jennifer Aniston?”

“She looks exactly like Jennifer Aniston. Her name is Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S.”

“You don’t have to say her title.”

Word!”

“My boss looks like Kevin Spacey. And hey man, you ever watch Saturday Night Live?”

“All the time.”

“Because you look EXACTLY like the guy on that show with the Greek last name.”

“Joe Piscopo.”

“No, not Joe—”

“Guys! Sorry to interrupt. But there are a pack of horrible bosses outside in the parking lot practically begging for us to murder them.”

“Okay then. Let’s go murder them. And after that we’ll eat pancakes for three days. Have us a jack-off party. Sound sane?”

Word!”

Near the end of the Thor movie ‘the Thor’ and ‘the Heimdall’ stand at the edge of a cliff, on the rainbow bridge, and stare out at the vast cosmos as a raging, fantastic waterfall pours into the darkness of infinite space. In other words, the reason why I love comic books.
So forgive the movie if you think the story lacks bold vision. Some aspects have to remain stable when the entire backdrop is a Kirby drawing.

Near the end of the Thor movie ‘the Thor’ and ‘the Heimdall’ stand at the edge of a cliff, on the rainbow bridge, and stare out at the vast cosmos as a raging, fantastic waterfall pours into the darkness of infinite space. In other words, the reason why I love comic books.

So forgive the movie if you think the story lacks bold vision. Some aspects have to remain stable when the entire backdrop is a Kirby drawing.

I was reading an article in Your Point? magazine that said John Singleton uses way too many dog reaction shots.