Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Last 30 Minutes of “50 First Dates”

REALLY???? REALLY, HOLLYWOOD? I have one good thing to say about this movie and it is that it forced me to stay on the stairmaster for 8 minutes longer than usual, because I could not tear myself away from waiting … Continue reading

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The Guard

Another great movie! I am really on a roll (not counting the last 30 minutes of “50 First Dates” I accidentally watched while on the stairmaster the other day)! And once again I agree with whatever jackass at the New … Continue reading

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Martha Marcy May Marlene

It’s such a joy to see a film in a theater that completely captivates you for its entire running time, and about which you can find nothing whatsoever to criticize. Such a movie is “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” written and … Continue reading

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TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN PT. 1 (WITH SOME SPOILERS BUT IT DOESN’T SPOIL MUCH OF ANYTHING)

The movie opens on the wedding eve of the totally drippy Bella and her creaaapy vampire boyfriend–he appears, magically, as always, in her bedroom, unannounced. Because he is essentially her stalker, which is framed as romantic, naturally, because Twilight reads/plays, … Continue reading

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Margin Call

Margin Call! Mike downloaded it onto his television set somehow the day it was released in theaters, because of Apple, and made me come over so I could review it. Mike loves making people watch movies they don’t like. Once … Continue reading

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DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 2 (PRELIM RESULTS)

Don’t ask how I am watching it. I don’t want to have to describe the way I manage to string my eyeballz out of my head go-go gadget style and send them all the way to THE UNITED KINGDOM where … Continue reading

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The Hunger

Lets do this! The year was 1983. The director was Tony Scott, Englishman, weirdo, future director of Top Gun, and brother to Ridley Scott. The cast was Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon. The topic was VAMPIRES. In this … Continue reading

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