Monthly Archives: June 2011

Michael Bay Oral History

Jessica’s buddy has made this totally amazing thing, which is an oral history of Michael Bay cobbled together from various interview quotations from all sorts of people. IT IS FASCINATING. It must have taken forever to put together! Boy I’m … Continue reading

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Sounds Like a Real Rowdy-Dow

We have been watching Childrens’ Hospital and Louie to the exclusion of all other things, even our famed “Avant Garde Wednesdays,” when my old man screens experimental films for me and we discuss them cogently as does the learned class. … Continue reading

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The Sexual Revolution

Why are all those 1960’s avant garde orgy movies so BORING? I honestly want to know. So you have the sexual revolution and everyone’s supposed to have orgies all the time, and then you have the avant garde that’s like … Continue reading

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BAD TEACHER

Molly Lambert on the failures and successes of raunchy female comedies: “Lumping together comedies starring women makes as much sense as lumping together The Hangover Part II and Super 8 because they have numbers in their titles and feature white … Continue reading

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Bridesmaids Revisited (GET IT?)

All who speak ill of Bridesmaids are fools and traitors and are welcome not upon my doorstep nor bedchamber!!!!! DEATH TO THE BRIDESMAIDS HATERS! I have flung my gauntlet upon the smoking bloodstained earth! I’m so sure you’d rather go … Continue reading

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BRIDESMAIDS, ANOTHER ANGLE

My friend Lisa Rosman, who is the film critic for Marie Claire, on why she’s not buying it w/r/t Bridesmaids as a feminist work–some salient points here: “For though the normally on-point Melissa McCarthy has defended her role in this … Continue reading

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FNL (FATHERS DAY EDITION)

No movies finished this week as I have been doing something super important with my evening times, which is catching up on Season 5 of Friday Night Lights. It’s not feeling quite as high stakes drama now that a.) I … Continue reading

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ANOTHER YEAR

It was a funny thing, how this languid Mike Leigh ode-to-marriage movie got watched and didn’t. Our friends Luke and Sara were in town on tour, straight from Europe and came over after their soundcheck to take a nap at … Continue reading

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LINDY WEST REVIEWS THE HANGOVER DEUCE

Lindy West is “sooo finny” as my friend Teeter would say. I enjoy few things as much as I do reading her film reviews in The Stranger. To wit: “If you merely tolerated The Hangover (like me), you will like … Continue reading

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MORE SALT

While browsing Huff Po for more escandalo deets on Anthony Weiner’s sexttake (sext+mistake) I could not resist the the BIG ANGELINA JOLIE NEWS ZOMG!. Salt wasn’t quite bad enough, so they are gonna try again. Some people might say this … Continue reading

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