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MZS @mattzollerseitz New York and Cincinnati

NY Mag TV critic. Editor-at-large, https://t.co/FHozue81VR. The Wes Anderson Collection, The Sopranos Sessions. Signed books: https://t.co/VzhE05Romu

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Joined Twitter 4/29/10


@kristapley I think this is his best directed film by a country mile. He made some very good ones, but this was the… https://t.co/lTWUGADtPLReading about Everett True (1905-1927), a cool big bald guy who went around knocking out rude people https://t.co/5q68npIPDe
Retweeted by MZSfunny to me that Zbigniew Cybulski was called "the Polish James Dean" partially because they both played angsty you… https://t.co/1JCMX5UG5V
Retweeted by MZS @812filmreviews Unfortunately they have a pretty long history of nominating or awarding people two or three perform… https://t.co/L4XQXwdmHcI remember watching that series (I never gave up on it, even near the end) and wishing Naya Rivera were the star. S… https://t.co/OfBvvUDKSVThough often ill-served by Glee, Naya Rivera still exuded star power to burn. Great voice, great movement, and a st… https://t.co/Tf6k8Vl3nY @ericallenhatch this time you've gone too far, HatchJesus. https://t.co/5xAfE5DZ2I @Gregoriancant Thanks, he was out of practice but he’s been spending an hour to 90 minutes a day on the keyboard an… https://t.co/GqVzXAok9GLife comes at you fast https://t.co/IQxjak21qC
Retweeted by MZSDad practicing late at night. https://t.co/ne5QM390lt @JVenook At least people care about each other @mattzollerseitz Being in a Cronenberg horror movie sounds downright soothing compared to what’s going on in the real world right now
Retweeted by MZSI like to think I have pretty adventurous taste in music, but I can’t understand how my dad sleeps listening to the… https://t.co/zy9myXnnH2 @mtsw He’s not an exciting or revolutionary candidate, but at this point he starting to look as indestructible as T… https://t.co/3qZBt6Ug4U @LeavittAlone @cj_sheu Half of a great movie, and the ending is fantastic. @BeccaPiano A person of your generation salutes you @mattzollerseitz So I wonder if The Wolfman is gonna eat his cereal
Retweeted by MZSYeah. this is how you reboot a classic intellectual property. Hire great directors and actors and leave them alone… https://t.co/0KBBdG9yNpTHE BIG KNIFE: One of the most cynical films I've ever seen about Hollywood, and that's sayin' something. There's n… https://t.co/Zm6PIsEk7f
Retweeted by MZS @sepinwall @BadFaceKillah Ahhhhhhh @BadFaceKillah @sepinwall He’s a little old for Jackie Junior by that point but that’s the part I see him in @SilvermanJacob @mattzollerseitz As someone who is more online than anyone else in my immediate circle, I would hav… https://t.co/973ZnHZ9lc
Retweeted by MZSCop cuffing homeless guy stops to chat: "Doesn't The Letter foreground malleable abstract principles before materia… https://t.co/aSiegOJHmM
Retweeted by MZSTook a walk to the bodega. Everyone talking about The Letter. Sandwich guy wonders how it'll play in November. Guy… https://t.co/iaOX8eyjzf
Retweeted by MZS...here's my piece for @NYMag on how your favorite TV shows (well, maybe your parents's favorites) are going to loo… https://t.co/SAarmEl5ik
Retweeted by MZSIf you need to warm up with something quick before reading @e_alexjung's truly masterful profile of Micaela Coel… https://t.co/u1Jd5T9YgL
Retweeted by MZSClueless celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, and that's why it's the focus of the @vulture Friday Night Mov… https://t.co/mR37qPvtN3
Retweeted by MZS @appuntito160 the real villain in Breaking Bad is the American healthcare system
Retweeted by MZSI am also a veteran of the Twitter Wars. Received medals for making it through both the American Hustle and La La L… https://t.co/16q1V4WuqT
Retweeted by MZSThe United States has had more confirmed Covid cases this week than Canada has in total. No wonder Trudeau declined to visit.
Retweeted by MZSThread about the necessity of waiting. https://t.co/mBwh5W9edr @MizDonDraper Thank you! @mattzollerseitz Ordered Evidence. Monk’s music calms my anxious brain in a way that I can’t explain. Your Dad, via… https://t.co/LmjiXAxlSA
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7/9
2020
@baddestmamajama Deep cutSince certain pockets of #filmtwitter are talking about #TOMMASO, now’s a good time to mention an underrated perfor… https://t.co/g11r58NuZu
Retweeted by MZSI informed Keri that a journalist had plagiarized her pet name for me. In fairness, she just calls me U.C.M these d… https://t.co/ZIEZZpIAHQ
Retweeted by MZSI signed the Harper's Letter because someone came up to me and said, "a sphincter says what?" and having responded,… https://t.co/w7as9tiabD
Retweeted by MZS @scott_tobias I’m not sure “what are you so upset about, it was a shitty letter“ is the ringing defense that these folks think it is. @joechehly @briancgrubb In the very first episode!#Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof heralds the vital and underappreciated contributions of music supervisor Liza Rich… https://t.co/kVfA1IPwML
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz "Oh THAT clause? Totally standard..." https://t.co/NM0jPhC7bb
Retweeted by MZSWrote about Matthew Rhys, prestige television's undisputed champion of misery https://t.co/t9VBwG5Tf8 https://t.co/LgFiBg5gTY
Retweeted by MZS @epicciuto You will definitely have to nag him about it. But if he seems like a caring child who won't just forget… https://t.co/xWvPVLorN4"Come to Applebee's! You might not die of Coronavirus!" isn't the winning pitch some ad company thinks it is.
Retweeted by MZS @RayLewis1997 There are people who think that they should be immune from writing things that would’ve gotten them f… https://t.co/cvGuPzhXVNMovie stars being slapped on film. A thread.
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz my prose https://t.co/D2F8zkuM6j
Retweeted by MZS @bybowes Devastating last line. @GuyLodge Charlie Kaufman ain’t got shit on King Kong.I remember my super-religious aunt telling us a very unconventional version of that famous FOOTPRINTS story. When s… https://t.co/Z6crHflu7d
Retweeted by MZSIt's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood would be a perfect double feature with Tommaso. @mattzollerseitz Odie Henderson, Computer Cassandra also advises you (for the 47 billionth time) to read your softw… https://t.co/sWSzGOHJX6
Retweeted by MZS @randomscreename I swear, every time somebody pops into my mentions with some anti-trans or vaguely racist nonsense… https://t.co/LrRuG5yb33I just today wrote back to a insurance agent citing the sub-article in the insurance policy he tried to sell me tha… https://t.co/8LbIPVvhKw
Retweeted by MZS @darcyjamesargue @Spotify @Bandcamp You're getting 73 cents? Dad's getting 69. We should complain to his manager! Oh, wait, that's me. @UrnLint @stevensantos "We are gathered here today on this lovely spring day the year 2066 to mourn the cancellatio… https://t.co/FYop83GuPDWhen we die, we all ultimately get cancelled.
Retweeted by MZS @dreamygirl202 @emilyvdw The real problem, for you, is that new technology has given a voice to people previously u… https://t.co/rfwP2ps8Eq @mattzollerseitz She is fucking great.
Retweeted by MZS @eggpickler That is true for session musicians, but not necessarily for composers-bandleaders-headliners-producers etc @dreamygirl202 @emilyvdw Other people being able to exercise their OWN free speech to criticize yours is not remote… https://t.co/Xg0G7YT5W4 @mcastimovies We already knew this about you, though, Monica. @b_lack_hole_ Royalties for books are a small percentage of sales. Somewhere between 6% and 16% of the wholesale pr… https://t.co/7zBfPq3kay @odienator @stevensantos I was thinking banjo music and Peter Coyote narrating. "But even though he believed his Tw… https://t.co/sgM7RhmiYr @mattzollerseitz @psychicambien We profiled him in our book and loved him so much we included him on the cover. A t… https://t.co/FVPV80Nq8D
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz Those words should be engraved in stone.
Retweeted by MZS @grittyfemme Yeah, but I think we're gonna go with a similar but different service that takes a smaller cut. @RobynBahr @AEC_PA Your phone is a southern lady from a historical drama.Just talked about this with dad. "The artist always gets fucked," he said. "Back when there was nothing but vinyl,… https://t.co/o9dS4EOMWeSince I'm handling my dad's music, I've had to learn a lot about how musicians get paid now. If somebody downloads… https://t.co/xGzfyYw0Z2 @mattzollerseitz “run this country” working awful hard there.
Retweeted by MZS @msdixon Evidence is a bit pricey, but it is a three-record set with a gatefold cover, and there are only a few cop… https://t.co/fUNh0o7RQz @mattzollerseitz Well well isn't this perfect timing - I'm coming into my full vinyl jazz nerd form this year. Sold! ❤️
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz I’m looking forward to putting the vinyl on my turntable.
Retweeted by MZSReminder that I am now carrying physical copies of my dad's jazz music (CDs and one vinyl) at my online store. All… https://t.co/sgYdhGXIYFI'll be transparent here and say that, despite some early legal training (high school) and a dad who had gotten bur… https://t.co/e8jXGnFfgN @XxiBorza @internet_pal I do that with any writing contract where they say they own the rights to republish, and wr… https://t.co/TzDPIqCyfW @mattzollerseitz One of my favorites that I've been told is that it's "standard boilerplate" developed "over the ye… https://t.co/eoSphQEa2f
Retweeted by MZS @Fletcher_Powell There was more than one like that. Seems like one out of every five was about somebody making a de… https://t.co/kHy0TVD7jJ @mattzollerseitz Really regretting the punctuation there, sorry guys. It must have been free comma day at the comma store.
Retweeted by MZSOne red flag when you're thinking about signing something is when the person who hands it to you says, of a part th… https://t.co/o0sNnUdbV2 @mattzollerseitz Needed a new SIM card the other day. Store presented a 10 page contract and was APPALLED I wante… https://t.co/SsOTjPJlXp
Retweeted by MZSI didn't actually implement the above advice until well into my life, but it saved me a lot of heartache. It also m… https://t.co/gZpgdX6W8mOne of the best pieces of advice my dad gave me was, don't sign anything until you've had time to read it at leisur… https://t.co/XMe48qaWPl @amuredda The most hilarious part is all the signatories going on Twitter now and saying they didn't really read or… https://t.co/WLc7y3HMe1The economy is people. People are the economy. If people die, you'll have no economy so you can't "sacrifice" peopl… https://t.co/gypv6SngC4
Retweeted by MZSJust another day of being a woman on the internet! 🙃 https://t.co/KiCbBRl2Sq
Retweeted by MZS @amuredda No, Becky, I do not have any interest in throwing down with people who actively wish and encourage harm to people I love. @amuredda "Reasonable people may disagree," but what the hell is the point of trying to get along with unreasonable people. @LeavittAlone I dunno, man. There's a vibe in this country unlike anything I've felt before. @mattzollerseitz I feel like the critical calculus they’ve missed is that, unlike so many wedge issues, practically… https://t.co/TSaRzqDpUE
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz there's no one running the country right now, which is the entire problem
Retweeted by MZS @LeavittAlone Somebody else might do that for them, if this keeps up. @mattzollerseitz My wife studied environmental science for her masters and, while she was in school, came to the co… https://t.co/BMormf3x0k
Retweeted by MZSWhat do conservatives & the rich (same group except for the wealth) think is going to happen when landlords throw m… https://t.co/BuYGMToVa6 @mattzollerseitz We're still in the "Maybe if we hum louder we can ignore it," phase.
Retweeted by MZSConservatives are faced with a crisis that cannot be weathered without just giving people money, and letting them s… https://t.co/baMCXq6baBStill waiting for the point when the people who run this country realize that we're not gonna just wish this thing away.Seriously want to pull the emergency brake. Wish I could ride out this storm in a blue state (or another country) w… https://t.co/wr3slUY6Fn
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7/8
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