elaine, 28, film student always, and the last to leave the theatre.

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September 29th
16:36
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Joe Russo: We always said that the whole movie lives or dies on that last scene between him and Bucky. You know, this third act is a fait accompli in a way. It’s a superhero movie.

Steve McFeely: I suspect he will win.

Joe Russo: The expectation is that he will win. But the real story is will he win Bucky, will he save his friend, will his friend kill him, will he have to kill his friend? The tragedy of that moment was the most important thing to us as directors in the third act. That’s the real climax of the act. 

Steve McFeely: Yeah, from jump street we always worked towards getting to: “I will sacrifice myself in order to reach my friend.” And so “end of the line” has been the line since the very beginning. And Sebastian nails it, it cracks him. 

Chris Markus: Again, it’s about Steve trying to save his past.

Joe Russo: It’s the last thing he has left.

- Captain America: The Winter Soldier Blu-ray Audio Commentary

Joe Russo: Talking about the kiss for a second. That was something that got picked out in the room - we were all like can we do it, can we not do it? It’s such an old trope.

Steve McFeely: Yeah, that’s true.

Chris Markus: Well, you know, it’s the debate of are they actually gonna - is there gonna be romance between them for real in the movie? And I think eventually we decided that there’s no time and it sorta sells both characters short, that the only reason you’d have the Black Widow is so that there can be sexual tension. But a kiss is always fun. Plus it leads to this conversation which really cracks Steve open. 

Anthony Russo: Wonderful scene in the movie, Chris and Scarlett - you really see their chemistry here. This scene greatly benefited from their working history together, the fact that they know one another so well. I remember reading this scene before we shot it in the trailer with them.

Joe Russo: And making adjustments with them.

Steve McFeely: I think they tweaked it, the practice part - they wanted to put the practice line in.

Joe Russo: Right. So a lot of the bantering back and forth, the playing off of each other, came from the work in there. I think it was in Scarlett’s trailer we were all sitting around reading the scene, work-shopping the scene a little bit. But it’s great because it gives it a nice energy and a spark. And you know what’s interesting about this scene is the first time since The Avengers… which is this cultural phenomenon where you get to see two of the characters from that group behaving like friends. Or at least behaving in an intimate fashion and having a conversation - you know they’re talking about things other than saving the world.

Anthony Russo: What a pivotal moment in the movie narratively and on a character level for him to be looking for a friend and for her to tell him no.

- Captain America: The Winter Soldier Blu-ray Audio Commentary

12:12
[SPOILERS WITHIN]
I was lucky enough to be on set when you guys were shooting the “meat-cute” sequence, and everyone was a little unsure of whether that was going to be too “inside” a joke to make it into the cut. Luckily it did, but what was the threshold of jokes that might be too over the audience’s head?
JONAH HILL: That’s a good question. The red herring thing no one understands but it makes me laugh really hard. There’s a joke I don’t think people necessarily pick up on where we’re in a car chase and the whole time we’re talking about how much money is wasted, and we hit an ATM machine and money flies everywhere. That to me is, like, what the movie is, you know? (laughs) Look how stupid sequels are, they’re just wasting money. That’s why Phil and Chris are so good at setting that tone and making that able to happen in the movie. I don’t think it’s something any of the audiences I’ve been with really laugh at or pick up on. The Cate Blanchett/carte blanche joke, those things are really funny but I don’t know who they appeal to.
CHANNING TATUM: I don’t know who’s gonna know the “Annie Hall” joke but the bit still works as an actual scene that proves something storywise. That works on two different levels, that’s a reason why Woody Allen put it in the movie because it actually works, but only cinephiles will know what that scene is with the lobster and everything. It’s great.
HILL: My sense of humor within this film is just based on character. Who these people are, why they do the things they do psychologically. In all their movies Phil and Chris always have three different layers to every joke. That level I usually bring to stuff, like base human behavior, and they do like what the smartest most meta comedian would find funny, and then what a four-year-old would find funny. All within three layers of the same bit. That’s why their movies are so interesting. I don’t know how many people are gonna pick up on the “Benjamin Hill School of Cinema Studies”, that’s a really intricate joke. (laughs) That’s why they’re so great, ’cause they got that sign made! That actually took work to get that for a joke that no one’s gonna understand, pretty much!
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[SPOILERS WITHIN]

I was lucky enough to be on set when you guys were shooting the “meat-cute” sequence, and everyone was a little unsure of whether that was going to be too “inside” a joke to make it into the cut. Luckily it did, but what was the threshold of jokes that might be too over the audience’s head?

JONAH HILL: That’s a good question. The red herring thing no one understands but it makes me laugh really hard. There’s a joke I don’t think people necessarily pick up on where we’re in a car chase and the whole time we’re talking about how much money is wasted, and we hit an ATM machine and money flies everywhere. That to me is, like, what the movie is, you know? (laughs) Look how stupid sequels are, they’re just wasting money. That’s why Phil and Chris are so good at setting that tone and making that able to happen in the movie. I don’t think it’s something any of the audiences I’ve been with really laugh at or pick up on. The Cate Blanchett/carte blanche joke, those things are really funny but I don’t know who they appeal to.

CHANNING TATUM: I don’t know who’s gonna know the “Annie Hall” joke but the bit still works as an actual scene that proves something storywise. That works on two different levels, that’s a reason why Woody Allen put it in the movie because it actually works, but only cinephiles will know what that scene is with the lobster and everything. It’s great.

HILL: My sense of humor within this film is just based on character. Who these people are, why they do the things they do psychologically. In all their movies Phil and Chris always have three different layers to every joke. That level I usually bring to stuff, like base human behavior, and they do like what the smartest most meta comedian would find funny, and then what a four-year-old would find funny. All within three layers of the same bit. That’s why their movies are so interesting. I don’t know how many people are gonna pick up on the “Benjamin Hill School of Cinema Studies”, that’s a really intricate joke. (laughs) That’s why they’re so great, ’cause they got that sign made! That actually took work to get that for a joke that no one’s gonna understand, pretty much!

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September 28th
18:48
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"I don’t know how to be myself. It’s like I’m permanently outside myself. Like, like you can push your hand straight through me if you wanted to. And I couldn’t see the type of man that I wanna be versus the type of man that I actually am and I know that I’m doing it but I’m incapable of doing what needs to be done. I am like Pinocchio. I’m a wooden boy, not a real boy. And that kills me." - The Double (2013)

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I have all these things that I want to say to her, like… Like how I can tell she’s a lonely person, even if other people can’t. Cause I know what it feels like to be lost and lonely and invisible.”

The Double (2013) dir. Richard Ayoade

The Double (2013)

I’d like to think I’m pretty unique.
13:11
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- Which one was you?
- I… I don’t know how to answer that. The one that was me.

The Double (Richard Ayoade, 2013)

September 26th
16:40
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"This industry breeds self-involvement. But I’ve a brother who will find me and fart on me if I start pulling that crap."
Chris Pratt, Irish Idependent Insider (2014)
September 25th
15:00
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ca-tsuka:

Ghost in the Shell poster by Martin Ansin for MondoCon.

September 23rd
15:00
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This is about one woman trying to save the life of another woman, and having to confront the dreaded patriarchy in this patriarchal world. And all the worst of the male gender is going to be put in Clarice’s way. - Jonathan Demme

She’s been the lone woman in a sea of men her whole life…she’s been the one that was the smaller one her whole life, so she’s comfortable in that position. And in some ways, that’s what makes her the hero of the film. - Jodie Foster

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