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Tag: Movies

Midnight in Paris

It’s easy to forget now, but it wasn’t so long ago that Woody Allen was almost universally respected as a brilliantly funny writer and filmmaker. He’s one of the few directors to have a comedy win an Oscar. But in the years since then, his films have become much less funny and he became involved [...]

No Movies To See

Apparently movie attendance over the Memorial Day holiday was the worst in 17 years. Is anyone surprised? Does anyone want to see a movie that hasn’t already been out for months?

Is Today Any Different?

Roger Ebert has never struck me as a public scold, so it surprised me to see a recent blog post of his where he bemoaned the fact that young people don’t read film critics anymore, which, to him, is a sign that they’re getting dumber. If I mention the cliché “the dumbing-down of America,” it’s [...]

Slumdog Millionaire

Bored and tired of the constant high winds that have been battering Ruidoso during Christmas break, I set off for El Paso yesterday to do a few errands and catch a movie. Slumdog Millionaire , the movie I saw, is certainly an interesting film – it stands apart in its setting, topic and structure. It’s [...]