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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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@Armakk @ryanaboyd @christapeterso Not every statement on here is a legislative proposal, my man. @ryanaboyd @christapeterso Would at least weed out the amateurs.The President should always have to go to jail for at least a while after their term(s)
Retweeted by MZS @sujewafantastic That was his rap name. Later he went by his birth name, Mank Wahlberg. @GregPMcIver "Don't even think about tryin' ta escape!" @mckenziewestmor Fantastic. His people will call your people. I believe his people might also be drawings, though. @PlakeSnissken I also saw this with my then-girlfriend, who looked a little bit like Buttercup. A magical evening.Watched The Princess Bride w/friends. Such a gentle, sweet, surprising movie. Probably R Reiner's best, though he h… https://t.co/WxDnMhIRhSduuuuuuude https://t.co/F6B3VGM0P8Topics for a pictorial film book -- check most interesting @skutlelemur sure, why not @mattzollerseitz it’s a-me, sarrio
Retweeted by MZSfind the lie though https://t.co/8SpdK4mPWL @GoodPostReilly slow your roll, there, Sarris @mattzollerseitz @RealClancyBrown @mckenziewestmor I mean I thought I was gonna be King Zombro but sure this is fine.
Retweeted by MZS @cindymclennan @RealClancyBrown @mckenziewestmor 16 (and on the spectrum)I don’t normally tag famous people on here, but I need @RealClancyBrown and @mckenziewestmor to know that my friend… https://t.co/9c9Yt1JN7s @t_mcallister @mattzollerseitz Lost both parents in the 1918 epidemic, left to fend for himself.
Retweeted by MZSWhich is not to say he's justified in having stolen Christmas, but you can see how he'd probably been through some… https://t.co/15cDBMRSp6
Retweeted by MZSThe Grinch is 53 at the time of his Christmas theft, and the book was written in 1957, meaning he was born in 1904,… https://t.co/T8S7UxMOly
Retweeted by MZS @emeyerson @xeni I suspect they have to be absolutist about outdoor dining because so many restaurants have constru… https://t.co/UYr1IDeBdz @Carlos_Film @oldfilmsflicker I am so impressed and moved by the quality and quantity of your writing this year. Yo… https://t.co/LeVW9ynu04LA LEYENDA NEGRA is a fiction film about Latino teens in Compton and Southeast LA that stars kids from those commun… https://t.co/7SGNd4tJ0M
Retweeted by MZSBest little-kid holiday streaming recs? They are screenhogs and easily captivated
Retweeted by MZSPedantically Lecturing You About the Seventeen Orson Welles Critical Biographies You’ll Need to Study to Fully Unde… https://t.co/ownsZoa7i7
Retweeted by MZSMerry Christmas TO ME! The new @Glenn__Kenny GOODFELLAS book, by way of @mattzollerseitz. (And for the record, this… https://t.co/QAukZIeKZZ
Retweeted by MZS @odienator Man from Atlantis!!!!!! @stephen2005 @TtheFireQueen @SamuelaTupola @C_Cov_ @edckbar875 They chose the most original, most interesting, most… https://t.co/M9asnmebHs
12/5
2020
Ok, but: what does Christopher Doyle think about WKW’s changes? Has he been interviewed? Haven’t seen an article ad… https://t.co/Bphw9pxE2T
Retweeted by MZS @chrisvognar You kicked ass @tembezzler @screeninsight @ella_kemp Thanks, all! @mattzollerseitz @chrisvognar It’s on Prime for free and I’m due for a rewatch.
Retweeted by MZSThis is a fantastic piece of writing on Joe, a controversial 1970 film that foretold a lot of what is happening rig… https://t.co/xOTdxmguGUhttps://t.co/1u9rKjyhqc
Retweeted by MZSThe night I got into Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants and Michael Douglas didn't https://t.co/TBzQp0JqRE
Retweeted by MZSOpinion: No https://t.co/sqZQglhFZv
Retweeted by MZSA new film that I love, not named MANK, is director James Erskine’s fascinating Billie Holiday documentary BILLIE.… https://t.co/jdYORoCXJS
Retweeted by MZS @EliotRouth @carriecourogen @mattzollerseitz A quote from Robert Cotton. I can't access the original essay, so here… https://t.co/aecHiAF8Vb
Retweeted by MZS @maxthegirl @mattzollerseitz I remember reading about this in the spring. And if memory serves, the 3rd wave was be… https://t.co/1970pdE4EI
Retweeted by MZS @SamuelAAdams @advancedgenius Especially since the fortunes that built those companies were often derived from stea… https://t.co/jyfaYim6XGYep https://t.co/RbZ5LiLZ9pThe "funny" thing about the Pandemic of 2020 is that it's following the exact same trajectory as the Pandemic of 19… https://t.co/ypIcdLlOwY
Retweeted by MZSThe many attempts over half a century to turn Atlas Shrugged into a movie, only for it to become an anticlimactic g… https://t.co/S7NX5a6leo
Retweeted by MZS @Nowhere22549561 Both of us can write essays about loved ones who died of cancer and I’m sure they would be equally… https://t.co/QSRn3mGjW5 @Nowhere22549561 No, it is not. @Nowhere22549561 OK, I think we are going to have to agree to disagree. I think one thing is demonstrably harder th… https://t.co/8LEGf2T65oMovie Theaters Aren’t Dying—They’re Being Murdered | @jeetheer/The Nation https://t.co/692pysCe87
Retweeted by MZS @JoelGord How his dad never supported his art.Asset forfeiture should be called police burglary. https://t.co/LT7tn2MTVQ@JulieDash @believermag, Godard @SightSoundmag, Wong Kar Wai @newrepublic, new @_TheCineFiles_, @rickburin on Hol… https://t.co/iHDoqPYXfC
Retweeted by MZS @bealoayza And what could be “spoiled“ about that particular film? They are historical figures.Spent the last few weeks reading about Mae West and watching her films for this tribute at Criterion Current. The r… https://t.co/QZ9XFaQLgk
Retweeted by MZSFound a writing assignment by the 7-year-old that started with the prompt "If I had ten dollars I would..." and he… https://t.co/U8XQOO6TWE
Retweeted by MZSHAVE WE LEARNED NOTHING FROM THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS!?!? https://t.co/yIq2Fj3A39
Retweeted by MZS @Nowhere22549561 I don’t, because anybody with a little bit of writing experience/ability can do the first thing, b… https://t.co/E0Ld04s4B2Founder and co-president of Rialto Pictures and friend of TCM, Bruce Goldstein, has a new documentary on the film n… https://t.co/0UsZYaBGmS
Retweeted by MZS @bealoayza There is a persistent strain of disgruntlement over the fact that certain things are made available to j… https://t.co/FXXzT08FjA#SoundOfMetal hits prime video today & it's one of the best films of 2020. @pajiba: "How do our lives become someth… https://t.co/X7OiFGFsyE
Retweeted by MZSBARRY LYNDON... perfect himbo cinema.
Retweeted by MZS @Nowhere22549561 I’m not denigrating a personal/emotional/experiential reaction to a movie, but it is not criticism… https://t.co/wGb5HiUWQB @Nowhere22549561 I would contend that there is a difference between what films a person likes and why they like the… https://t.co/Yqdn9SgCTQ @mattzollerseitz I feel like I’m in JFK when I write about Netflix, seeing more the closer I look while somehow understanding less.
Retweeted by MZS @Nowhere22549561 I disagree. If you do not know, or are not interested in, the history of the medium, it is harder,… https://t.co/2HtpL4MhiZ @faceyouhate You’re the drollest man alive.THE LAST WITCH HUNTER: yet another Vin Diesel movie that doesn’t involve cars but *does* involve his dedication to… https://t.co/tGTvBfdnyq
Retweeted by MZSNot sure which part of this I love more: that Netflix would make a whole other movie in this genre & almost nobody… https://t.co/8c5yaUvkH9cancel culture doesn’t exist. you’re getting the pushback and questioning you deserve. https://t.co/PdLNdljJ2M
Retweeted by MZSJust got my mom her Christmas present. She's a HUGE fan of THE SOPRANOS, so I got her THE SOPRANOS SESSIONS by… https://t.co/s7A1IQuqKk
Retweeted by MZS @Glenn__Kenny’s Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas is now sold out of autographed editions at my store. Hoping to ge… https://t.co/5H1pyj6jRWIn the spirit of MANK, what story from Hollywood history do you want to see told on film? The more controversial and niche, the better.
Retweeted by MZSThe Mathieu Amalric approach to acting, as most recently exemplified by SOUND OF METAL: I show up for one scene, I… https://t.co/T9JORkIUPI
Retweeted by MZS @poniewozik @ClaraJeffery It would certainly give them an advantage in surprise confrontations @carriecourogen The making of "Dr. No," when Terrance Young had to school Sean Connery in the art of being a globe-… https://t.co/yqKK5OperT
Retweeted by MZSEveryone has a story to share. Lucky Ones TV is where those stories live. To watch or submit your own, visit… https://t.co/EZt6lSKkQ4New title!!!! https://t.co/9sDXjZbU0X @WitneySeibold @WilliamBibbiani I have a gut feeling if we can get this pandemic under control within the next 12 m… https://t.co/sQlmhex08i @WhiskeyTempest RT’d @mattzollerseitz This is exactly the spirit that inspired my column The New Classics, making a case for modern film… https://t.co/mXNZBfOsYb
Retweeted by MZSWe are almost out of this one https://t.co/1IEuiw71pO
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz Baloo and King Louie scatting in The Jungle Book; "Bright Eyes" sequence in Watership Down; Dogs a… https://t.co/EZGk3yP4Er
Retweeted by MZS @slothanova A key song for me in the aftermath of Jen‘s deathThis is the question. My favorite kind of appreciation is of stuff that just came out. I’m generally not as interes… https://t.co/RGr3TzxbOa @iamdianametzger @mattzollerseitz Alas I fell down a rabbit hole last night looking for the original DIC dub of Sa… https://t.co/QJCZGjmUvy
Retweeted by MZSCongratulations to big birthday boy Jean-Luc Godard for outliving American cinema
Retweeted by MZSMank is based on a Kael essay, which Bogdanovich disproved, but due to demand for Kael collections hers is always i… https://t.co/IVMVXRloXr
Retweeted by MZShis granddaughter is a film student and she’s raising money to make a documentary about him https://t.co/n3yWarBcu4
Retweeted by MZSWe are almost out of this one https://t.co/1IEuiw71pORT for the morning crowd https://t.co/xnzfyIKufP @mattzollerseitz opening scene of Pinocchio/ the beaver taking off Lady’s muzzle in Lady & the Tramp / the sea of… https://t.co/9kfwBMwibl
Retweeted by MZSHoly shit, can't believe Herman J. Mankiewicz kills Orson Welles to Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man." Mr. Fincher has done it again!
Retweeted by MZSLooking forward to more family drama, AKA yet another exciting day of catching puppies and kittens as they are hurl… https://t.co/vVQmdzHWeXYes. Exactly this. I see a lot of people on here rushing to normalize & roll over for a bland, shitty, virtual int… https://t.co/zHknm6kwQDReminder that by following @MZSPress, the account for my store that sells autographed books, you get early & specif… https://t.co/WB2LHDl5Bs @mattzollerseitz The beanstalk growing sequence from Mickey and the Beanstalk. The chase in The Thief and the Cobbl… https://t.co/pDmAI7bOm7
Retweeted by MZS @mattzollerseitz I was one of the folks that worked on the selections for this: https://t.co/PSC1rOpoMB it pretty m… https://t.co/3gkwNXCXkW
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Retweeted by MZS @WilliamBibbiani @WitneySeibold I am doing the same thing, in my way. I’m just saying let’s pump the brakes a littl… https://t.co/XkZk2kHRTg @WilliamBibbiani @WitneySeibold I don’t wanna fight about this, but that’s really not a problem with movie theaters… https://t.co/R2z81Z8Bgg @LocalSoundwave My girlfriend and I snuck burritos into opening night of The Post and midway through the movie, in… https://t.co/DIJkdU3CAA
Retweeted by MZS @WilliamBibbiani @WitneySeibold I also get a little bit sad and tired whenever the specialness of movie theater vie… https://t.co/LOCdegZUL9
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