Monthly Archives: December 2017

The ten best films I watched in 2017.

At least partially because I spent the entire year plugging away on my documentary, 2017 definitely deserves the subtitle “The Year Rob Didn’t See Many Movies At A Theater.” I sure wish I’d been able to watch many, many more. … Continue reading

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3 things about Terry Zwigoff’s GHOST WORLD

Ghost World [2001] 1. The action waterfall picture above the record player in her bedroom. 2. “I kind of like him. He’s the exact opposite of everything I hate.” 3. Seymour’s unsuccessful attempt to topple the shelf.

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3 things about Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN: EXTENDED CUT

Superman: Extended Cut [1978] 1. Feeding the babies. 2. Rex Reed. 3. Water returns to the desert.

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3 things about Rian Johnson’s STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi [2017] 1. Water drips from his glove. 2. Lightspeed. A slice appears. 3. Shoulder-brush.

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A silent auction in time for New Years!

See this pint glass? I produced a limited number of them as promotional items, and I’m down to my very last one. And you have the chance to make it yours! My documentary Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago has … Continue reading

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3 things about Henry Selick’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

The Nightmare Before Christmas [1993] 1. Cat-alarm. 2. Bathtub creature. 3. The evil clown jack-in-the-box uses the same sound effect as Dirty Gertie in Robert Altman’s 3 Women (!)

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3 things about Peter Godfrey’s CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT

Christmas in Connecticut [1945] 1. We never see the house’s dining room! 2. Mrs. Gerseg works on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! 3. Kidneys for breakfast! 3 other things.

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