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larry richette

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larry richette
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I am a novelist, playwright, and recovering Democrat.
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Wed 1 Dec, 2004 10:17 pm - Crap is crap, in no matter what language. (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 10:14 pm - I disagree again. There are some directors who can be called great on the basis of a single movie. Dreyer, Antonioni, Ozu, Cocteau. All these men did one masterpiece which stgands head and... (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 10:09 pm - Stone isn't making or losing money on ALEXANDER--the studio is. I thought, lightwizard, that you knew the facts of life when it came to Hollywood movies! (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 10:15 am - I have to disagree with my friend Lightwizard on several counts. First, Cimino can't take credit for "gate" being attached to political scandals since Watergate broke in 1973 and... (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 09:37 am - It would be better for movie fans to watch: a) more movies made before 1976, and b) more foreign movies because the bulk of classic movies fall into these 2 categories. You have a very... (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 09:32 am - Just as they show in their disdain for W., the foreign audiences show more discernment than Americans in flocking to ALEXANDER. (view)
Wed 1 Dec, 2004 09:29 am - Considering that I started this thread, I am obviously a serious poster. I would have thought that anyone who displays Mayor Daley's photo under his name would have a thicker skin.... (view)
Tue 30 Nov, 2004 10:16 am - Most of Hitchcock's post-1960 films are troublesome...I despise MARNIE, THE BIRDS, TOPAZ and FAMILY PLOT. Partial exceptions: PSYCHO and FRENZY. As to Altman, he may be an uneven director but... (view)
Tue 30 Nov, 2004 10:01 am - Joefrom chicago, you are still wrong. Jolie played Olympias with an accent because the queen came from a foreign land far from Macedon and was perceived by everyone in Macedon as an outsider. Mary... (view)
Tue 30 Nov, 2004 09:26 am - Lioghtwizard--I agree with you that LAWRENCE is the best of the historical epics. Definitely. But I fear you attach too much importance to the box office and to critics. Stone has made other films... (view)
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