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:
January 22, 2015 “CAKE”: No time to celebrate
January 15, 2015 “FOXCATCHER”: Wrestling, money and madness
January 15, 2015 “AMERICAN SNIPER”: One man’s war
January 15, 2015 “GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE 3-D”: Hello (again) to Jean-Luc Godard
January 8, 2015 “INHERENT VICE”: Inchoate in La-La Land
January 8, 2015 “SELMA”: The fight goes on…
December 24, 2014 “UNBROKEN”: Great story…pretty good movie
Movie Quote:“To cook you must kill. You cook to make ghosts." Mama Kadam (Juhi Chawla) in "The Hundred-Foot Journey."
- "CAKE" Aniston's perf saves a creaky idea. wp.me/p1zpN0-2ln 4 days ago
- "AMERICAN SNIPER" Eastwood's stealth antiwar flick. wp.me/p1zpN0-2kv 1 week ago
- "FOXCATCHER" That growing sense of doom. wp.me/p1zpN0-2kt 1 week ago
- "FAREWELL TO LANGUAGE 3-D" Say Hello to Jean-Luc Godard. wp.me/p1zpN0-2kR 1 week ago
- "INHERENT VICE" Joaquin Phoenix as a stoner Sam Spade. wp.me/p1zpN0-2kh 2 weeks ago
Movie Quote" You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that's what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant... oh, fuck it." M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) in "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Movie quote:"My name is Jordan Belfort. The year I turned 26, I made 49 million dollars which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week." Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) in "The Wolf of Wall Street."
Movie Quote“Life is about courage and going into the unknown." Cheryl (Kristen Wiig) in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."
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