Monthly Archives: April 2012

This Week’s Movie: THE BIG LEBOWSKI

I love going deep on my favorite movies, but it’s important not to miss the forest for the trees. I could write reams about the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski (and millions of college students across this country already have), … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: DRIVE

The secret to enjoying Nicholas Winding Refn’s 2011 effort Drive is in this line of dialogue, delivered by Albert Brooks: I used to produce movies. In the ‘80s. Kind of like action films. Sexy stuff. One critic called them European. … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: ONCE

Bad movie romances are emotional comfort food, reassuring us that the stars we like will find true love in the face of plot contrivances, the way that real people normally act, or even the tragic death of one of the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: FOUR ROOMS

Some movies are hard to find for a reason. Prior to its addition to the Netflix library, the anthology film Four Rooms was a curiosity, the second-most-elusive part of Quentin Tarantino’s filmography.* After you see it, however, you realize that … Continue reading

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