The true mystery of the JFK assassination isn’t ‘How could the bullet go through two people with only slight damage?’ but ‘Why did the third bullet explode?’
Among our many crimes as an imperialistic exploiter of other nations' cultures, stealing their movies ranks lower than selling them cigarettes but higher than killing their game. If you've seen big stupid American versions of France's 'Three Men and a Cradle' or, recently, Japan's 'Shall We Dance?,' you can only mutter: 'Guilty, guilty, guilty.'
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It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is like drinking beer, once you get too much of it you begin to act stupid.- Unknown
Make yourself look really stupid so you don't feel bad doing something a little stupid.- Mark Hoppus
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The prospects for a coherent, hilarious and consistent American comedy seem to lessen every year, as the poor waterlogged, gassy corpse called ‘Evan Almighty’ proved when it floated ashore recently. So there’s a temptation to think too highly of Robin Williams’s uneven but occasionally funny ‘License to Wed.’
The new book is a result of my well-documented… absorption in Samurai movie culture. It’s called ‘The 47th Samurai: A Bob Lee Swagger novel,’ and it takes Bob to Japan in search of the sword his father recovered on Iwo that has gone missing under extremely violent circumstances.
The horror movie will not go away. Look at the change in the Hollywood landscape as a signifier of its durability. At one point it was just one of many styles of films called ‘product’ that between, say, 1930 and 1970, the movie city ground out like sausages or hula hoops at a rate of four or five a week.
Since I’m a story-oriented critic, sometimes it’s difficult to discuss issues without defining them. At the same time, I try not to give away anything that hasn’t been given away in first half, in TV commercials, or that isn’t obvious from the set-up of the movie. My editors are aware of this tendency of mine and read carefully for spoilers.
|Birth:||25th March, 1946|
|Profession:||Critic, Essayist, Novelist|
Stephen Hunter was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating from Northwestern in 1968 with a degree in journalism, he was drafted for two years into the United States Army serving a ceremonial soldier in The Old Guard in Washington, D.C., and later wrote for a military paper, the Pentagon News.
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