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Entries from April 2009

You’re Going After Hollywood?

April 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Player (1992) Screenplay by Michael Tolkin, based on his novel Directed by Robert Altman Produced by Avenue Pictures Running time: 124 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? Moving through a movie studio lot in a single take, several stories unfold. Executive Griffin Mill (Tim Robbins) listens to a pitch from screenwriter Buck Henry […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Paranoia

Getting Stoned and Bowling and Outsmarting The Man

April 8th, 2009 · 12 Comments

The Big Lebowski (1998) Written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen Directed by Joel Coen Produced by Working Title Films/ Polygram Filmed Entertainment Running time: 117 minutes What the *&#! Is This About? “A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski,” […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Paranoia