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BuzzFeed Motion Pictures

Ze Frank is educated and smart. I’ve never come across that combination in the music business. No, that’s wrong. There’s Cliff Burnstein, who’s a few credits shy of a Ph.D. in math. What do they say at Q Prime? To do all the superfluous work and allow Cliff time to think, because when Cliff thinks […]

Citizenfour

Loners will save the world. But our culture has shifted to one of belonging. The millennials are all about being a member of the group, they don’t want to stand out, don’t want to be ostracized, their goal is to be drones, to play the game so they can win. True dat. But I don’t […]

The Oscars

It’d be like restricting Taylor Swift to vinyl. Or having Jason Isbell play the Grammys instead of Luke Bryan. How in hell did the movie business lose touch with America? The Oscars used to be an international rite. A veritable holiday. Movies drove the culture, especially after classic rock decimated credibility in music and disco […]

Tina & Amy Host The Golden Globes

And they say women can’t be funny. Once upon a time we looked up to movie stars, they were royalty we emulated and adored. Now they’re fodder for derision. They don’t realize we don’t care about their high concept films. That’s right Nic Cage, you were a star, now you’re a punchline. We revere money […]