Monthly Archives: October 2011

This Week’s Movie: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

I remember when I was 15 or 16, I went to see Lethal Weapon 3 in the theater with a friend of mine who had just turned 17, and thus could get us into an R-rated film. One of the … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: IN THE COMPANY OF MEN

Originally shown September 15, 2010 You know it happened, somewhere, sometime: some poor SOB took a woman on a date to see Neil LaBute’s 1997 film In the Company of Men. Bad call, sir, bad call. I think this is … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: PLANET OF THE APES (1968)

I really shouldn’t have to type the date in this post’s title. When you talk about “damn dirty apes,” everyone knows that you are referencing one movie, and one alone. The only thing I remember about the misbegotten 2001 Mark … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: SCARFACE

Even if I somehow become rich enough, I’ll never make it on MTV’s Cribs. I could fill a whole article with reasons why, or I could just say this: unlike every other guy who’s ever been on the show, I’ll … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: IDIOCRACY

Originally shown December 15, 2010 I’ll tell you exactly what 20th Century Fox was thinking with Idiocracy. At some point in 2005, some underling at the studio saw Mike Judge’s charming FOX television show King of the Hill, and perhaps … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: MEMENTO

It’s the sort of statement that once seemed deep but now seems cliche, especially as more and more movies use it: everyone believes that they are the heroes of their own stories. Sometimes a movie will actively go in the … Continue reading

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Movie Klub Klassic: LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Originally shown June 16, 2010. It’s hard to say which plot revelations “spoil” this movie and which don’t, so just assume this review contains spoilers and leave it at that. When a guy who is described as “country X’s answer … Continue reading

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