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:
November 21, 2014 “FORCE MAJEURE”: Snowfall downfall
November 17, 2014 “WHIPLASH”: Monster mentor
November 13, 2014 “ROSEWATER”: Then they came for me…
November 13, 2014 “DUMB AND DUMBER TO”: Stupid is as stupid does…
November 9, 2014 “INTERSTELLAR”: Wow…or meh?
November 6, 2014 “CITIZENFOUR”: Calm at the eye of the storm
November 6, 2014 “THE OVERNIGHTERS”: The least of my brethren…
Movie Quote:“To cook you must kill. You cook to make ghosts." Mama Kadam (Juhi Chawla) in "The Hundred-Foot Journey."
- "WHIPLASH" Musical mentor as sadistic gunslinger. All hair J.K. Simmons. wp.me/p1zpN0-2gv 1 week ago
- "DUMB AND DUMBER TO" Not so much dumb as unfunny. wp.me/p1zpN0-2g5 1 week ago
- Jon Stewart's directing debut..."ROSEWATER" wp.me/p1zpN0-2fZ 1 week ago
- "INTERSTELLAR" vs. "2001" How would you like your intergalactic woo-woo? wp.me/p1zpN0-2ga 2 weeks ago
- "CITIZENFOUR" Edward Snowden...the calm at the eye of the storm. wp.me/p1zpN0-2fR 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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