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Tag Archives: movie-ish
Even thirty years ago when I saw “Return of the Jedi” I thought “This concept is played out”. Yet another Death Star? Yet more walker battles? Endless scenes of hapless guys in useless white armor getting zapped? Another light saber … Continue reading
… is Woody Allen, according to the Writer’s Guild of America. They recently polled their members and came out with a list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays. Allen appears on it for 7 movies, more than any other person. Sounds … Continue reading
So I saw the new movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past” this last weekend, and was struck by how odd and useless most of their superpowers are. They look great, but what would you do with them? The ability to … Continue reading
So why would Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan’s greatest directors, chose to make his final movie about an obscure aircraft designer? He has said that “The Wind Rises” will be his last, and he’s already 73. None of his other … Continue reading
Mainly the US, as one would expect. As in the post What Are Movies About, I looked at the IMDB databases to find out in what countries movies get made. I took their list of titles and removed works marked … Continue reading