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Cole Smithey
Works at Smart New Media Inc.
Attended San Diego State University
Lives in Manhattan
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FilmStruck is a streaming service that brings together an awesome library of contemporary and classic arthouse, indie, foreign and cult films. Movie-lovers go wild. Welcome to FilmStruck. Let's get binging.
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In episode #31 we give another shout-out to FilmStruck with their currently streaming LOUIE BLUIE over a GREEN FLASH SOUL STYLE IPA. This Terry Zwigoff directed documentary is about Howard Armstrong (a.k.a. Louie Bluie), the leader of the last Black string band. Musicians don't come any more funny, entertaining, and artistically gifted than Louie Bluie.
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LOUIE BLUIE — Terry Zwigoff by LA GRANDE BOUFFE (THE BIG FEAST)
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Director Guiseppe Tornatore filmed part of Cinema Paradiso in his hometown of Bagheria, Sicily, an element that contributes to the film's unmistakable sense of nostalgic postermodernism.
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Go on a Cole Smithey-curated FilmStruck binge of classic films with The Wages of Fear, The Decline of Western Civilization, The Virgin Spring and Eating Raoul.
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Donald Trump wants to deport three million illegal immigrants, and he’s willing to split up families to do it. Expect resistance: street protests, networks of safe houses, American citizens willing to risk prison to hide undocumented workers. Barack Obama deported two million — more than any other president. Thousands of kids lost their parents. Yet […]
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The Smartest Film Critic In the World
Introduction
The Smartest Film Critic in the World.
Cole Smithey began writing film reviews for The Independent in Raleigh, North Carolina, The Colorado Springs Independent and the Tacoma Reporter in Washington in 1997. He branched out into other alternative weekly newspapers across the United States and various national and international magazines, including CMQ, Unleashed, The Local Mag, The Jewish Magazine, and CT Slant. His celebrity interviews include top stars and indie up-and-comers. His weekly film review video series "Cole Smithey's Movie Week," has appeared on the websites of The Star-Press in Muncie, Indiana and City Pulse in Lansing, Michigan, as well as AOL Television and USA Today. It currently appears at his website, ColeSmithey.com.
Smithey is the Film Editor for Kidsville News, a website and national newspaper print supplement with a circulation of 1.4 million.
Bragging rights
One of the only film critics to properly judge "Toy Story 3."
Education
  • San Diego State University
    1981
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Male
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Occupation
Film Critic
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Public speaking, teaching, film historian.
Employment
  • Smart New Media Inc.
    Editorial Director, present
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Manhattan
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California, France, New York, Virginia
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