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The Unbelievers (2013)

The Unbelievers follows outspoken scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss on a lecture tour devoted to advocating rational thought and atheism.

This documentary attempts to distance itself from the more confrontational musings of its subjects and sticks mainly to the less controversial “think for yourself, make your own mind up” aspect to their argument, leaving the film little more than a series of snippets of positive reinforcement to those who already agree with them rather than challenging entrenched religious dogma and its champions. 50 altre parole

Film

The 250, Episode #7 - Annie Hall (#205)

A nervous podcast.

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. 231 altre parole

Woody Allen

DOESN'T IT MAKE YOU FEEL OLD?

On Thursday December 1, I bought groceries in a grocery store.  Imagine buying groceries in a grocery store!  I could have bought groceries in a Walmart, a drugstore or a gas station, but I chose to buy groceries in grocery store.  151 altre parole

Moving pictures, #61

The USA has crept back into this post, although I think I’m currently watching on average more non-Anglophone movies than Anglophone ones. Mind you, I did recently re-organise my LoveFilm rental lists, so I now receive two non-Anglophone movies and one Anglophone movies each week. 1.653 altre parole

Films

The Past Fortnight on TV #11

As discussed yesterday, I’m out of the country for a fair chunk of December, including when my regular monthly TV review is due. So to placate the ravenous need for my opinions about television that you will surely feel if such thirst goes unquenched for six-to-eight-weeks, here’s what I watched in the fortnight since my last TV post. 1.571 altre parole

Drama

UNIVERSAL HOLIDAY II?

When I started Universal Humorous Holidays I and II a hundred years ago, I felt enthusiasm for both days.  November 30 was Universal Humorous I honoring Mark Twain and Jonathan Swift’s birthdays, and December 1 was Universal Humorous Holiday II honoring Woody Allen and Richard Pryor’s birthdays.  152 altre parole

December 1: Happy Birthday Woody Allen and Bette Midler

Our two headliners for today starred together in Paul Mazursky’s Scenes from a Mall.

Woody Allen is turning 81 today.  He began working as television writer while just out of his teens, writing for a number of comedy shows, most notably for… 942 altre parole

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