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Oct 6 2015

The Final Girls

Growing up in the 1980s was a very fun time for horror fans like myself. Although my parents were vigilant about what kind of horror movies I was able to watch, my dad (with my mom’s consent) got my love for all things horror started with viewings of the network television versions of John Carpenter’s […]
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May 22 2015

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

A wise man once said: “An adventure is not an adventure until there’s an elephant involved.” Okay, no wise man said that. I made that up, hoping to coin a witty phrase that would capture the absurd and absolutely crazy esprit of The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (original Swedish title: […]
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May 14 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

“The Pitch Is Back.” So say the promotional materials for Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to the sleeper hit from 2012 that captivated hearts and voices everywhere. If you missed it, here’s a slight recap: Pitch Perfect featured Anna Kendrick as Beca, an introvert in her first year at fictional Barden University, who breaches her […]
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Apr 10 2015

Kill Me Three Times

The opening of Quentin Tarantino’s script for Pulp Fiction reads, “Three Stories… About One Story…” It was a triumph of a multiple perspectives, going on to influence the film world in so many ways. One of its bastard children hits US screens today, a fast-talking, double-crossing hoot of a film called Kill Me Three Times. […]
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Dec 5 2014

Angry Pursuit of Happiness

When it comes to Christopher Titus, you know you’re going to get one of two things from him during his comedy specials: 1) hilarious anecdotes about his family and his life, or 2) a treatise on the world’s ills and how best we can fix them. Regardless of subject matter, all of them are truth […]
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Sep 18 2014

This Is Where I Leave You

Because Shawn Levy’s career has revolved mostly around producing and directing family friendly movies (“Cheaper by the Dozen”, the “Night at the Museum” films and last year’s “The Internship”), I was particularly interested in seeing what he’d do with something that on paper looks a lot like “August: Osage County” with more penis jokes. It’s disappointing that […]
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