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I write about movies sometimes. RogerEbert, The Film Stage, formerly Rapid City Journal. RULES DON'T APPLY fan account. Chicago DSA.

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@CipollaMatt This shit was so funny.Bumping one very last time, 70 away, and thank you all so very much for your kindness https://t.co/VRcvue3iPD
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7/5
2020
@MollyRobison Me neither but I'll watch it a few hundred more times and see if that helps.Immediate help needed. Comrades are being arrested NOW at the blockade in Hé Sápa (Black Hills, occupied Očhéthi Ša… https://t.co/1qJUlUdI5Z
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7/4
2020
@fauxbeatpoet Haven’t seen everything but his TV movies from the 90s on are very good. PATH TO WAR, AGAINST THE WAL… https://t.co/kFqitreIlWI believe nothing more strongly https://t.co/XBKXZgb3gE
7/3
2020
1/DONATE-AIR PURIFIERS FOR CPS CLASSROOMS THAT NEED IT: My friend started a GoFundMe after she saw CPS denied air p… https://t.co/EGjG7z33Zs
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellThe eviction apocalypse is already happening in Omaha. It'll happen in Chicago too without meaningful protections f… https://t.co/FBH8BwBPp0
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7/2
2020
Had never listened to Warren Zevon’s live in L.A. album STAND IN THE FIRE before and I can’t help but love this cha… https://t.co/a9AKJehecU @odienator @Honors_Zombie And this is why I love it so. @EddieMarsAttack @carlinspace I believe it, sorry, man. @EddieMarsAttack @carlinspace lol what a fucking prick
7/1
2020
@zei_squirrel Gilmour's first solo on "Dogs" might be mine but ask me tomorrow and I might pick "Cigar" or like hal… https://t.co/vTNGeHmE6RBest new-to-me in June: Patty Hearst Da 5 Bloods The Telephone Book Runaway Train Hollywood Shuffle Wild Bill“Please shut up.” https://t.co/q0mSW8THQI @erspamer_matt https://t.co/WcGuXyzgIkFollowing calls to drop the charges against #BlackLivesMatter protesters, Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Fox… https://t.co/TsUkC7dzCW
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellSo...is this violence prevention? I can’t really wrap my head around why we would expect different outcomes doing t… https://t.co/hNdrblhoBv
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellSeveral #BlackLivesMatter protesters are being charged with terrorism in Oklahoma. This is a political prosecutio… https://t.co/MRHTGsQD3b
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @marshlands This movie rules
6/30
2020
Thousands of people are going to COVID so business owners can make a few thousand dollars and landlords can get pai… https://t.co/TdQ3L2GRLh
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @mariebardi Set in the '70s, but: THE DEVIL'S REJECTS. @mattzollerseitz I'm sorry, Matt.
6/29
2020
@Snydel It’s definitely my favorite Cohen film. @FilmBart Cannot hold a candle to BODY OF EVIDENCE as far as BASIC INSTINCT cash-ins go imo @Snydel Yeah I got an email on Monday and it arrived today, so I imagine your order should be here soon.These finally came in, think I’ll watch both tonight. https://t.co/V7v4iT3ncY
6/28
2020
TFW you unexpectedly see “Director of Photography: Peter Deming” https://t.co/BgSTTS9zfb @mkowzun Missed opportunity to not use that as an intro to the song imo @flipyourface There’s much about the film I like but I think it’s his weakest by some margin.
6/27
2020
A guy a few seats down nodded off during STRANGER BY THE LAKE and started moaning suggestively in his sleep. https://t.co/xJeCweDtJxI think I’ve come around to agreeing with those who think this is his best film. It’s the one I return to and think… https://t.co/hBSjE0HOqqHad already planned to rewatch INHERENT VICE but PTA’s 50th is as good an excuse as any. @charles_kinbote It’s good coffee @Snydel @swen_ryan Michael’s gonna get like five in a row that he hates and then sit down to rewatch the deeply dep… https://t.co/YUdUtYYlJr @Honors_Zombie NOW HERE IS NOWHERE made a huge impression on me when I was a teenager, eager to hear this one.States deciding they're ready to reopen / COVID-19 https://t.co/4e0hRAln90
Retweeted by Max O'Connell"Excessive force at protests was also not limited to batons. Videos showed instances of officers punching protester… https://t.co/PX2LIFdgF6
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @marshlands Happy birthday! https://t.co/FcNbua23eP @fauxbeatpoet Happy birthday, man! https://t.co/P5hN96STnu
6/26
2020
This is an important point. The school board is not elected and are hand picked by the mayor. Chicago is one of the… https://t.co/8PIzxepC9j
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6/25
2020
Lori Lightfoot ran for mayor on a pledge to create an elected school board rather than one appointed by the mayor.… https://t.co/XEUUx584nZ
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellGoddamn it https://t.co/9GrLRgRbuS @KenzoShibata Not the top reason to be glad he’s done but it does definitely make it funnier. @KenzoShibata “If I didn’t have a primary, I wouldn’t care” was like a dare. Guy couldn’t even bother to hide his c… https://t.co/E5hCTFh7mfI know Jackie's brave recounting of Chicago critic Daniel Nava's sexually abusive behavior toward her was retweeted… https://t.co/iJhEcUVaG6
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @andrebazinga Goes without saying, it was just odd.Oh, there was this guy who pretended to be in his 40s but turned out to be a teenager. He had a meltdown, disappear… https://t.co/JULi8j5XVKDunno what happened to literally anyone but they did get me to check out stuff like Antonioni and Ozu when I was a… https://t.co/MZW6N96mJ6The IMDb message board for CITIZEN KANE, where we discussed many movies but rarely CITIZEN KANE. https://t.co/vu5mCFzEbi @Srirachachau I have never been happier knowing someone turned something down (though I gotta wonder what made him… https://t.co/XmwiiR5tVFNarrator: "He didn't." https://t.co/OfBzY38gelVikram on CHEERS is something you definitely wanna read. https://t.co/32pJkJiYCi @Snydel Does the latter have a cameo from Johnny Depp, billed as "Oprah Noodlemantra?" I thought not.Heading to bed but hahaha eat shit Engel @flipyourface @emakbakia_ Saw it in a theater with a friend. He got up during the Nicole Kidman musical number and… https://t.co/mLva8Y4JMM
6/24
2020
What do you know, even the people who bought into Lori Lightfoot's police reform promises are losing faith in her l… https://t.co/oQ3rwzG63J
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @marshlands Yep, another friend DM’d me the news and I said “yeah but look at every movie ever made” @marshlands ...yeah...I don't think Lori has done anything substantively different from what Rahm would have done in a third term https://t.co/G6jmMiklqC
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6/23
2020
Do not do any of this shit. https://t.co/Zo4DB8r8AnLayoff notices went out to about 1,000 Chicago teachers but the mayor refuses to defund the police. In fact she bur… https://t.co/buAvoGQESX
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6/22
2020
I can’t contribute to THE LAST OF US 2 discourse because I stopped playing games years ago because they were too ha… https://t.co/61ptEABN8QChicago critics/film people: Please take note. Saw this on post on Facebook after someone sent it to me. The surviv… https://t.co/uHIfyBI3a8
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6/21
2020
@LanceStLaurent I’m sorry, Lance. They’re sent.if the cops shoot someone and then break all the nearby security cameras and illegally confiscate the footage, we a… https://t.co/ayu9tJIJKR
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellMeTV showing an episode of THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW with Jerry Lewis, score.
6/20
2020
oh, what was his involvement https://t.co/Y3ZVEgSgTA
Retweeted by Max O'Connellhttps://t.co/EuW3FG9zDo happy #JUNETEENTH2020 yall, it makes me rlly nervous to post, but i am holding faith in com… https://t.co/lQP8fhK6TN
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellOn Juneteenth, we honor the fight for Black freedom. It’s a fight we continue today. We say in one clear voice th… https://t.co/cAukooRH7n
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6/19
2020
"Mayor Lori Lightfoot — who supported the resolution — said the city simply didn’t have the money for a 13th paid d… https://t.co/8VB23pF8Yo
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellLori Lightfoot is just a straight up cop. Just this week she has 1)refused to honor Juneteenth, 2)refused to re… https://t.co/gLhEyFCDeW
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @lib_crusher https://t.co/FpPC1on2U0Illinois in general is one of the only success stories in the US when it comes to containing COVID, thanks to the s… https://t.co/jID2EjnyFZ
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellIts common knowledge Lightfoot fought Pritzker tooth and nail on closing schools, to the point where Pritzker gave… https://t.co/ntqDKHK6L9
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellWhen the New York Times interviewed 511 Epidemiologists, 56% said they'd be willing to dine indoors three to twelve… https://t.co/eFgRr1KCEK
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellLast night, the same night dozens of Atlanta police walked off their jobs, was easily the most peaceful and quietes… https://t.co/Yy44dj7oSA
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellIn Chicago a school can get a cop at no cost to the school (funded by the district), but if they decline, they can’… https://t.co/cgng6OpxEx
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6/18
2020
People have raised millions for the Black Lives Matter Foundation Only thing is this nonprofit has *nothing* to d… https://t.co/6XExHzvJmq
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @ScottFeldman Huluthis is why you keep protesting; they’re about to break https://t.co/oylLMJbZRP
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @labuzamovies I grew up watching this as religiously as THE SIMPSONS. Few things funnier than Dale telling Hank yet another conspiracy.Starting a rewatch of KING OF THE HILL, goddamn this show was funny.
6/17
2020
Today is the wide-release of @Blowbackpod, now on all platforms. If you've been holding off, here you go We're al… https://t.co/pyHUxArWNB
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @Snydel The lesson is that when you see movies with me they turn out pretty good. @Aaron_Hammond88 @Snydel Seconded. @Snydel Haven't seen the new one yet but everyone recommending Carlos is doing you a favor imoThe NYPD union claiming Shake Shack poisoned officers before detectives had a chance to discover that no crime happ… https://t.co/zkEvn08qkr
Retweeted by Max O'Connelldouble & triple check who you're giving money to - this pro-police foundation is collecting millions using the name… https://t.co/86t2k4PSVX
Retweeted by Max O'Connell @carolaverygrant Afraid I don’t have a gator for you but I do have the birthday pets. Happy birthday, Carol! https://t.co/CK3pUyoqQR
6/16
2020
https://t.co/lJs8vLkEXRI'm a fan and will periodically bring it up to annoy them. @Ronnie_Rockit All the same: the rules did not apply.It's the 30th anniversary of DICK TRACY, the last film my parents saw in theaters before I was born. They hated it.Thread of ways to actually help black trans women ✨
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellI wrote about June 15th, 1990, the fateful day in which unstable energies released from the earth’s mantle beneath… https://t.co/kKTYr4O0W8
Retweeted by Max O'Connell3 black men in the United States were found hanging from trees within 24 hours and all were immediately decided by… https://t.co/j9THkF2TOw
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6/15
2020
@carolaverygrant https://t.co/e950zBmZSXkam ❤️ https://t.co/30djmmTaAi
Retweeted by Max O'ConnellLoved DA 5 BLOODS. Whole cast is great (Majors/Peters!), but Delroy Lindo really is as remarkable as everyone is sa… https://t.co/0nAMJ8bxNT
6/14
2020

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