Tag Archives: Politics

Running On Empty

  Running on Empty (dir. Sidney Lumet, 1988) “but I’ve done three movies, Daniel, Running on Empty, and Family Business, that are thematically the same thing—the cost that others pay for one’s passions—and I only recognized this afterwards…. Any deep emotional commitment on the part of the parents is going to cost something… not just […]

Parallax View

(Isn’t this poster awesome!? A little Mad Men-esque right? I found it online but I don’t think it’s legitimate.) The Parallax View (Dir. Alan J. Paukula, 1975) “That’s awful. I don’t care what your politics are, this is America. You don’t just shoot the president.” – Trudy Campbell “You’ve gotta feel it man, otherwise it’s […]

Running on Empty

The Candidate (dir. Michael Ritchie, 1972) “I ascribe to Mark Twain’s theory that the last person who should be President is the one who wants it the most. The one who should be picked is the one who should be dragged kicking and screaming into the White House.” – Bill Hicks Welcome to a special Election 2012 […]