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It's disconcerting to return to a place you know well and sense that eerie feeling that something is not right, - like coming home to find your door slightly ajar when you know you locked it tight. That's exactly what happened on Wednesday afternoon when I pulled into the strip mall parking lot off Lincoln Boulevard at Rose Avenue in Venice; something was missing, I thought. Then it hit me...the trees! The trees were gone! Fourteen trees that encircled the lot had been unceremoniously cut down by the contractor hired to begin remodeling the former Big Lots site for the new Whole Foods Market.... (more)
Just because you have Daniel Day-Lewis in your movie does not mean that you can forego everything else, namely, - an equally stunning supporting cast, character development, a complete, well-developed story, and last but not least, - editing. If your going to make what is essentially a 3 hour movie, you'd better have some compelling reasons for doing it. Day-Lewis in the title role is a compelling reason, but he can't do it alone, and that is exactly where director and writer Paul Thomas Anderson leaves him, - stranded and alone on the screen with mediocre dialogue, a still-born story,... (more)
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