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Cole Smithey
Manhattan
The Smartest Film Critic in the World
Interests: Film, Jazz Guitar, Teaching, Craft Beer, Great Food, Travel.
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Lowel Prime Location LED and Lowel PRO Power LED systems Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Cole Smithey - Technology
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Known as the screenwriter of such estimable films as “Dirty Pretty Things” and “Eastern Promises,” Stephen Knight delivers a glorified one-act play that makes up for what it lacks in location variety and story-arc in keenly written dialogue. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Capsules
THE CRAMPS: YOU'VE GOT GOOD TASTE Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
CANNES 2014: SHORT FILMS SELECTIONS Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Torture is an All-American Value: By Ted Rall Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
CONSUMED: DAVID CRONEBERG Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
JERSEY BOYS - Trailer Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Maps To The Stars International Red Band Trailer Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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2014 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD — POSTER Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Everyone has a strong opinion about education. But the controversies are always about the same topic: testing, teachers unions, funding, merit pay, vouchers/school choice, charter schools. Is college a smart investment? Is affirmative action fair? Has political correctness supplanted the basics? Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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The original three-and-a-half hour version of “Metropolis” was shown to an audience of 2500 guests during the Weimar Republic in Berlin in 1927. It was the most expensive film ever made up at the time. Cited as the first feature-length science fiction film, Fritz Lang’s expressionist silent movie is a dystopian vision of a futruistic Germany in the year 2000. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Capsules
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In spite of its many assorted plot-holes, “Transcendence” is a captivating sci-fi movie, thanks to strong performances by a stable of reliable actors. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Reviews
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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LAST TANGO IN PARIS — POLISH POSTER Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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JUST A SIGH — POSTER Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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PERSONA — Czechoslovakia POSTER Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE — POSTER Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Years of Living Dangerously — Full Episode Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
RARO VIDEO RELEASES ITALIAN GENRE CLASSICS Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
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Brazilian co-writer/director Carlos Saldanha returns to the music-driven children’s animation franchise he began in 2011. Written with three other screenwriters, “Rio 2’s” skewed racial hierarchy of animal characters is spelled out beneath their colorful camouflage. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Reviews
April 7, 2014 Inspired by female warrior characters in video games and movies like “The Hunger Games,” toymakers are going butch, selling violence-themed merchandise like bows and guns, but colored pink for girls. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
CESAR CHAVEZ CLASSIC CINEMA: ADRIAN LYNE'S THRILLER JACOB'S LADDER Smart New Media Presents ColeSmithey.com Click Here to Visit the FilmBlog for Artwork, Movies, Music, News, Photos, Politics, Posters, Reviews, Trailers, Videos, and More Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog
COLE SMITHEY'S MOVIE WEEK — EPISODE #316 Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Cole Smithey - Film Blog