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:
July 24, 2014 “I ORIGINS”: Say what?!?!?
July 24, 2014 “LUCY”: Braniac
July 20, 2014 HOLLYWOOD’s GREATEST YEAR: “The Roaring Twenties”
July 17, 2014 “CHINESE PUZZLE”: One man, so many women
July 17, 2014 “VENUS IN FUR”: Whip me beat me love me
July 17, 2014 “LIFE ITSELF”: Late-arriving redemption
July 13, 2014 HOLLYWOOD’s GREATEST YEAR: “Confessions of a Nazi Spy”
July 10, 2014 “CITIZEN KOCH”: Rumblings on the right
July 10, 2014 “THIRD PERSON”: Bucket of artsy fartsy
Movie Quote:“I don't see any money here." Nightclub owner Bud Grossman evaluating the title character's folk act in "Inside Llewyn Davis."
- GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA wp.me/p1zpN0-27p 1 day ago
- "LUCY" Luc Besson's TREE OF LIFE. Sorta. With ultra-violence. wp.me/p1zpN0-27J 1 day ago
- " CHINESE PUZZLE" One man, many women. wp.me/p1zpN0-25x 1 day ago
- "LIFE ITSELF" Roger Ebert's late-arriving redemption. wp.me/p1zpN0-26z 1 week ago
- "VENUS IN FUR" Prime Polanski wp.me/p1zpN0-25o 1 week 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"Young man, if it is your wish to handle ladies' undergarments, I suggest you take employment in a launderette." Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to a hotel porter who has offered to unpack her bags.
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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