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There he lies. God rest his soul, and his rudeness. A devouring public can now share the remains of his sickness, and his phone numbers. There he lay: poet, prophet, outlaw, fake, star of electricity. Nailed by a peeping tom, who would soon discover...
A poem is like a naked person...
Cate Blanchett continues to amaze. She does not act. She becomes another person. It is like some sort of magical trick. It will be a travesty if she does not win the Oscar. Ruby Dee - please. Was she in American Gangster? Did she have more than 3 lines? This movie is bad beyond bad. A meaningless collection of images and gibberish. I loved the Billy The Kid segment. Wow! Surely some sort of hallucinogen was required to create this movie. Are they telling us that Bob Dylan is really a random thought generator? Toss in a quarter and get a stream of words. Maybe it is accurate, I do not know. If it is I would never have made the movie and exposed an audience to such nonsense. I recently read that Susie Roloto, his ex-girlfriend says in her biography about her time with him that "He had an uncanny ability to complicate the obvious and sanctify the banal - just like a poet". What an apt description this would be of I'm Not There.
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