Monthly Archives: May 2013

Frances Ha(lladay, seriously, we need to counteract some of the twee, here)

So, Frances Ha. I can’t figure out why this movie exists. It’s about being twentysomething, directionless and artsy in post-recession New York, but it was directed by highly successful fortysomething director Noah Baumbach, who co-wrote it with indie darling and … Continue reading

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Before Midnight

Before Midnight is the third installment in director Richard Linklater and actors Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy’s series of films following two characters, Jesse (Hawke) and Celine (Delpy), over what is now eighteen years. I saw the second installment, Before … Continue reading

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quick fried chicken bites: The Commodore.

If you’re interested in my endless, mouthy opinions on fried chicken, look no further. That post there tells you everything you need to know. The chicken deets from this post will be embedded there, along with a link back here. … Continue reading

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42: America has race issues. were you aware?

42‘s in sort of a funny position. In telling the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black man to play Major League Baseball, it could easily be a feel-good-a-thon for white Americans. It could talk about how the good integrationists … Continue reading

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