Monthly Archives: September 2011

Movie Klub Klassic: SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER

Originally shown September 30, 2009 When I was about nine or ten years old, a friend of my father’s came over to our house. Later in the evening they took out my checkerboard and played this game with funny-looking pieces. … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: BLADE RUNNER

Originally shown September 29, 2010 Star Wars did a lot of great things, but one horrible thing that it did was, it very nearly killed the concept of the “smart” science fiction film. It’s a lot easier to make a … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: FALLEN ANGELS

Everyone in the world should see a Wong Kar-Wai film before they die. That’s not to say any person should see any of his films, and it maybe shouldn’t happen right away – I would not pull a kid out … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: KICK-ASS

There’s a very good reason why I don’t give letter grades, or star counts, or any other quantitative review to these movies: occasionally, a film like Kick-Ass comes along. Parts of it I found to be as entertaining as anything … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: STARDUST

Originally shown July 21, 2010 It would be wrong to say that I disliked Matthew Vaughn’s 2007 fantasia Stardust. I found it agreeable and entertaining enough. However, in an era of escapism and movies which would like to be modern-days … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: THE WIZARD OF OZ

You’ve probably heard some stories about The Wizard of Oz. How it was directed by a conga line of some of Hollywood’s best, to the point that credited director Victor Fleming was not the man who finished the film. How … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: THE WRESTLER

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