Monthly Archives: March 2011

This Week’s Movie: THE THIRD MAN

I’m not sure there’s much that I can say about the 1949 film The Third Man which isn’t already on the Internet somewhere. It’s simply a stone-cold classic, one of the definitive film noir creations. If you haven’t seen it, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: THE SILENT WORLD

You win, Movie Klub. I’m stumped. What kind of movie is Jacques Cousteu’s The Silent World? It seems like a documentary, but some scenes appear oddly scripted and contain bizarre “acting.” I was going to call it a nature film, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: 8 1/2

Just like every movie-related blog over the last few months, I’m going to give you a link to this GQ article by Mark Harris. Its basic premise is that movie studio executives, most of whom grew up in the era … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: LEPRECHAUN IN THE HOOD

I’ve been known to appreciate a bad movie from time to time, especially a bad action movie, so I’ve taken in a lot of films that came out on video only. I’ve never seen a single one among them that … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: BLACK DYNAMITE

Originally shown December 29, 2010 You know what cheers me up when I’m feelin’ shitty? No, not rolled-up aces over kings; if you feel that way you should head over to this YouTube clip and fast-forward to 5:15. What cheers … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: THE ROOM

Originally shown September 8, 2010 This week’s Movie Klub movie (review coming this weekend!) was cut from the so-bad-it’s-good mold, which made me want to go back to probably the most famous (infamous?) screening in the time I’ve been showing … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, AND 2 DAYS

Immediately after watching the 2007 Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days, I went to the AV Club’s Inventory of great films too painful to watch twice, to see if it was on the list. It isn’t, but … Continue reading

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