About: Robert W. Butler
- For 40 years I reviewed films for the Kansas City Star. Got laid off thanks to the economy. Did it stop me? Naaaaaaaaaaaah. Read on. And tell your friends.
Posts by Robert W. Butler:
February 4, 2016 “HAIL, CAESAR!”: Valentine to Hollywood
February 4, 2016 “45 YEARS”: Private Lives
January 21, 2016 “ANOMALISA”: Puppets shouldn’t move us so
January 21, 2016 “THEEB”: Desert storm
January 21, 2016 “ANESTHESIA”: That numbing sensation
January 21, 2016 “MOJAVE”: Desert rats
January 14, 2016 “13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI”: Michael Bay gets real
Movie Quote:“I don't do romance. My tastes are very singular. You wouldn't understand." Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) in "Fifty Shades of Grey."
- "ANESTHESIA" That numbing sensation. wp.me/p1zpN0-2KI https://t.co/cA0eAIYdst 5 days ago
- "45 YEARS" Who's that sleeping next to you? wp.me/p1zpN0-2Lw https://t.co/417RDxQhHQ 6 days ago
- "HAIL, CAESAR!" The Coens' good-natured (mostly) valentine to classic Hollywood. wp.me/p1zpN0-2LG https://t.co/GMGyrPB1My 6 days ago
- "ANOMALISA" Charlie Kaufman in puppet land. wp.me/p1zpN0-2L0 https://t.co/5M0Gb3tNsD 2 weeks ago
- "MOJAVE" In the existential Hollywood desert. wp.me/p1zpN0-2Lb https://t.co/WvxqzguSMU 2 weeks ago
Movie Quote" The sun is God! Ha ha ha." Painter J.M.W. Turner (Timothy Spall) in "Mr. Turner." Hotel"
Movie quote:"Every time I feel like a beggar, a thief coming to take their money. They look at me, ready to hit me. I feel like I'm hitting them too." Sandra (Marion Cotillard) in "Two Days, One Night"
Movie Quote“ I've always been someone's daughter or mother or wife. I never got to be in the driver's seat of my own life." Bobbi (Laura Dern) in "Wild"
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