Best Movies, 2009, Pt. 2

6) Away we Go: Both funny and heartwarming, this film about two 30-somethings is hilarious and heartbreaking at the same time. Many reviewers considered the main characters to be smug and condescending, but I really found them to be likeable (maybe I’m smug and condescending?–probably.), and the people that surround them (save her sister) to […]

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quick hits

NOTE: THESE REVIEWS ARE MERELY STANDINS. WHENIF I REWATCH THE FILM, IT WILL MORE THOROUGHLY REVIEWED. EP The 40-Year-Old-Virgin (9–the unrated scenes actually add something, unlike many movies where it’s just a fucking ploy) Dazed and Confused (4–fuck you Richard Linklater. Your high school experience was like this? Well, then, you’re an asshole.) Wild at […]

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comedy 2008

Let’s talk comedy tonight, which seems to be enough of an enigmatic genre to constantly be overlooked. There is a lot of art in making people laugh, but there is also a lot of non-art. I tend to think that people (and Oscar voters alike) would be able to discern what is comedy and what […]

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