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Moody ’80s Synth Scores

Repost from old blog, 1/20/2009 …are my favorite. Secret Admirer (Jan Hammer) sex, lies, and videotape (Cliff Martinez) Heathers (David Newman) Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (Thomas Newman)Thomas Newman – Several Letters

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Thank You Rich Juzwiak

I can’t walk two steps from my toilet without hearing about this goddamn movie which I will not name. When all I can think of is that it’s a) going to suck and b) going to be disgusting and furthermore: …the conceit is as figuratively a bunch of crap as it is literally. Heiter’s plan […]

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God Bless Ebert

I have neglected poor little Nuts, Zoe’s Boston terrier. Nuts follows her everywhere, and whenever he gets a closeup, he barks appropriately, as if he understands what is said. ¬†When was the last time in a movie where somebody said something, and there was a cut to a dog who barked, and you thought, “That’s […]

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A Few Words about Road House

Repost from old blog, 1/31/2008 I recently watched the 1989 Patrick Swayze film Road House. I fear that when I tell you I found the film incredible (and unbelievable, in every sense of the word) you’ll think I’m being facetious. Not so.

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The Bridge

Repost from old blog, 5/21/2008 P.S. – As of 2/19/2010 the full movie is on Hulu.Saw the documentary “The Bridge” a few days ago and can’t get it out of my head. It was inspired by an article in the New Yorker about the Golden Gate Bridge’s status as the world’s number one suicide destination, […]

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Catching up on some stuff I’ve missed: Inglourious Basterds People get hung up on Tarantino. I could care less about his knowledge of film, how he’s referencing/ripping off other films in this or that shot. Tarantino tells a good story, simple as that. I am in no way a fan of war movies, but this […]

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