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A Return to BOOGIE NIGHTS

By at December 25, 2014 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

A Return to BOOGIE NIGHTS

With each new Paul Thomas Anderson film, admirers of the PTA catalog inevitably look back, make comparisons, and track the maturation of a relatively short, unusually creative movie career. And Boogie Nights often surfaces as the true birth of that career -- Anderson's second feature is my personal favorite and possibly the best film of the 1990s. If a movie could be more...

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DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY Film / DVD Review

By at February 2, 2014 | 8:04 am | 4 Comments

DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY Film / DVD Review

4 / 5 stars If you’re not sure whether you’ve seen (or heard) Ricky Jay before, trust me, you have. He’s played a hustler in David Mamet’s House of Games, a porno cinematographer in Boogie Nights, the narrator in Magnolia, and has been part of more TV productions than many sitcom actors. But acting is Ricky Jay’s side gig, really. The man is a master of more...

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