Tim Grierson
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7/16/15
10:54 AM
2

It’s just over two hours. His shortest since “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”!

7/7/15
11:51 AM
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Technically, “Cartel Land” came out in July, so it didn’t count, but I’m a big fan. Still need to see “Buzzard” and “Hard to Be a God.” “Duke of Burgundy” just missed my list.

6/11/15
12:41 PM
4

It’s in the movie, too. Also, “Always Returning,” “Here Come the Warm Jets,” “Golden Hours,” “On Some Faraway Beach” ... just a ton of Eno in there.

2/20/15
3:31 PM
2

Yeah, that's what I was meaning: She's much more of a star in terms of box office and "America's Sweetheart" status. (But considering that Witherspoon has won an Oscar, the Academy must think she's a pretty decent actress, too.)

2/18/15
5:07 PM
2

True, I just meant that, often, voters will go with a movie that reflects their values or speaks to an issue they agree with: The Fog of War, Citizenfour, Inside Job, The Cove. (Of course, there's the other side of the coin, when they go for something heartwarming/inspirational: Searching for Sugar Man, Undefeated, Twe Read more

1/20/15
2:58 PM
7

Hear hear: They're both great in that. (I also think Reynolds is good in Buried and The Voices, which opens next month.)

1/11/15
11:52 AM
4

Every time I've ever looked in a hand mirror I've thought of the moment when Blanch figures out that looking down into a mirror makes her look old and wrinkled and has a total meltdown. Read more

12/16/14
7:01 PM
1

It is brought up in conversation. Certainly not a major focus of Selma, but the movie doesn't ignore it.

12/16/14
3:30 PM
2

Yes, you're right: My brain short-circuited there. Thanks for spotting that.

12/12/14
2:40 PM
2

Oh, that's definitely true. I just mean that I think they're even more melancholy from Punch-Drunk Love on.

10/15/14
6:42 PM
2

For whatever reason, he's actually going by "Alejandro G. Iñárritu" for this film. Not sure why that's changed.

9/25/14
11:51 AM
3

Thankfully, they don't do that in the film: Hendrix plays covers or just jams. (Really, there's just about no live music in the movie.)