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Cole Smithey
Manhattan
The Smartest Film Critic in the World
Interests: Film, Jazz Guitar, Teaching, Craft Beer, Great Food, Travel.
Recent Activity
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 BEGINS PRODUCTION Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Clint Eastwood Speaks About His Friend James Garner Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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“Rage” represents everything wrong not only with Hollywood, but with upstart hack filmmakers attempting to make a name for themselves with boiler plate scripts filled with one-dimensional characters obsessed with guns and killing. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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Ingmar Bergman drew considerably on his own dreams, nightmares, and personal regrets in telling the daylong story of an aging doctor’s reflections on his shortcomings and confusion about the days that lie ahead. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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Anton Corbjin’s unconventional post-9/11 spy thriller (based on John le Carré dated 2008 novel‬) remains an engaging experience in spite of myriad aspects that weigh it down. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Cole Smithey - Reviews
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You can tell a lot about the state of a country by comparing the state of its public and private infrastructure. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
LAME CLAIM TO FAME: "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC Continue reading
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HORNS — MOVIE POSTER Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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"INHERENT VICE" IS CENTERPIECE SELECTION AT NYFF 52 Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
COLE SMITHEY'S MOVIE WEEK #332 Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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Midnight Movies were initially considered a “craze” (a fad which during the '70s was code for a seasonal rotation of cheap commercial products, such as yo-yos, plastic skateboards, and image-emboldened T-shirts aimed at the youth culture). Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Articles
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"Gone Girl" to Open NYFF 2014 Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Weird Al Yankovic - "Word Crimes" Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
THE CONFESSIONS OF ROBERT CRUMB — DOCUMENTARY Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Jenny Lewis — "Just One Of The Guys" Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
20,000 Days on Earth — Trailer Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
DEREK JETER — RE2PECT Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
THE SWIMMER — TRAILER Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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John Waters's second movie not only set the low bar for just how gross a midnight movie could be in 1972, “Pink Flamingos” remains to this day the most cogently transgressive and anarchic film ever made. Nowhere else in cinema will you find a singing-asshole performer — with an extended close-up on his anus’s “performance” — sex between two people with a live chicken in the middle, indecent transsexual exposure, a flasher with a salami... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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FRITZ THE CAT — POSTER Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
COLE SMITHEY'S MOVIE WEEK #331 Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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Just when you thought there was nothing new under the sun, Richard Linklater goes and makes the most anti-Hollywood movie ever conceived. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Reviews
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Imagineer Systems: mocha Pro 4.0 Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Technology