SPANKY: I have never seen a more realistic movie, and I don’t mean it was just the actors growing over 12 years of filming.
JOHN: Perhaps, but I thought it felt a little too much like real life, I mean not going anwhere.
SPANKY: But it was interesting to watch people growing older. They repeated mistakes (marriages) they (and we) had already gone through. Continue reading
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Tagged Boyhood, Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lehman, Particia Arquette, Richard Linklater
SPANKY: Nice to watch a movie we just sat through a few months ago.
JOHN: But don’t really remember, because…
SPANKY: Because you were so taken with Scarlet Johansson you didn’t remember anything else.
JOHN: This is a Woodly Allen movie in which he was breaking away from Manhattan. He plays a two-bit magician and Scarlet’s would-be father. Continue reading
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Tagged Hugh Jackman, Jack Lehman, magic, Scarlet Johansson, Scoop, Woody Allen
Lost in Translation
SPANKY: You watched this because, of…
JOHN: Scarlett Johansson, yes, not Bill Murray—even though he is from my hometown of Chicago. And I have been to Tokyo and Kyoto, equally lost as the two of them.
SPANKY: So, Sofia Coppola could have just shot a movie of you and saved herself a lot of money?
JOHN: If acting didn’t matter, Continue reading
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Tagged Bill Murray, Giovanni Ribisi, Jack Lehman, Lost in Translation, Scarlett Johanson, Sofia Coppola, Spanky and John Go To The Movies