Probably the movie I've ever quoted the most and definitely the movie I've heard quoted the most from people.
"I know you don't smoke weed...I know this...but Imma get you high today, 'cause it's Friday, you ain't got no job, and you ain't got shit to do."
"You win some, you lose some, but you live...you live to fight another day."
"Every time I come in the kitchen, you in the kitchen. In the goddamn refrigerator! Eating up all the…
Fucking depressing first day of Religion & Film class today, man.
First day in this course and just breaking down the theme of death in this film made for a morbid day today. Not just because of everyone sharing their experiences of death (though that played a HUGE part in why I nearly got teary eyed) but because this entire film is heavy stuff. Made for a heavy day of class today. Suddenly not looking forward too much to next week;…
I'm not gonna lie...I kind of found this hilarious.
Yeah, it was stupid (sometimes too stupid to even be funny) but it's a 90's comedy. No one should have high expectations going into a corny, dated 90's comedy like this. So if you look at it like that, then it is just a really fun comedy.
It's really stupid, but what can you really expect from a goofy 90's comedy based on a 1960's tv show that was probably even goofier if it was anything like this?
You know that feeling when you haven't seen a movie in years and when you finally see it again, it comes off as even more raw and powerful than you remember it?
Yeah, that's a cool feeling. This movie gave me that feeling tenfold.
This movie may not be the most well acted movie you'll ever see...
This movie may not be the most visually impressive movie you'll ever see...
But I'll be damned if it won't be one of…
To be honest, I was just a little weary to go into this movie. Wes Anderson's filmography is very hit or miss for me. My track record for his films are 3-3; enjoyed 3 of his films and wasn't a fan of the other 3 (not including his short films, which would then make me 4-4). I'm happy to say that not only is this a tie-breaking triumph, but easily Anderson's best film for me.
This could also quite possibly…
I'd sue The Devil too if he made such a shitty ending.
I'm not gonna lie, I was really digging this movie until the very end. I know I'm in the minority in this, but if you don't go into this movie expecting anything other than a cheesy fun time (how anyone went into a movie about a man who sues Satan with any higher expectations is beyond me) and as long as you don't let the ending any you, then you'll be in for a good time.
*husky movie trailer narrator voice*
In a world where a sudden, random thought pops into the mind of the casual film lover that makes him/her wonder, "Why is it that there's never been a female movie trailer narrator?", one movie arrives in the form of "In A World..." to answer said question...and that....
*regular person voice*
Perhaps "blows" is a strong word.
It's a cute little comedy with a lovely performance by Lake Bell, but there's not much…
I remember that when this movie first came out, a lot of the buzz surrounding this movie was about how it should earn John Hawkes his second Oscar nomination. When he didn't get nominated, there was a bit of an outrage among the film community about how the Academy had made another huge mistake that year. Then, after the Oscars, talk about this movie slowly simmered down. It's gotten to the point that so little talk had surrounded this movie…
It's funny seeing this film now. Almost 3 years ago, this was the first film I logged onto this site. I still remember making my Letterboxd account as I was watching this movie and shortly after creating my profile, I reviewed this movie. I remember thinking this was Woody Allen's best movie. While I don't exactly share those same feelings as I once did and it's especially hard to make that claim considering some of Woody Allen's higher regarded pictures…
I think it's easy to say that Roger Ebert was very much a pioneer when it came to reviewing movies. For years, he was the deciding factor for many on what films to watch. Before people would watch a film, people would ask "What did Siskel think?" or "What did Ebert think?" or "What did Siskel & Ebert think of it?" The man was a genius when it came to film and you get to learn a lot about that genius…