Monthly Archives: June 2012

Review: Madea’s Witness Protection

Hey, look, it’s a review of Madea’s Witness Protection! I’m going to assume nearly everyone who reads this doesn’t watch or care about Tyler Perry movies, and I’m not really going to discourage that continued lack of interest. Perry does fascinate … Continue reading

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Review: Magic Mike

My Magic Mike review!  I don’t actually have a lot to say here that I didn’t say in the review, I just want to point out once again how much I really liked this movie. Soderbergh often has the problem with his … Continue reading

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A Series of Sevens: The Magnificent Seven

When I looked ahead at the articles I was writing for the rest of the year, I realized that I was used to doing three pieces a week now, and I hope people are used to getting three pieces a … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Riget” I and II, The Horror of the Unreal

Welcome to Directed Viewing, the weekly series where I take a look at a director’s filmography—one movie at a time. If you haven’t been following along so far, you can find a big explanation of the whys and wherefores on the handy table … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts – the BBS Summer 2: “Easy Rider,” Hard Culture

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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Review: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

My review for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter! I try not to pre-judge movies, but this is one I was totally expecting to hate. It looked far too knowing, and came out of the fairly shitty (especially for someone who likes history … Continue reading

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Review: “Brave”

My review of Pixar’s latest film, Brave. I liked Brave for things Pixar didn’t sell it as. The fascinating second act (that doesn’t even appear in the trailers). That it managed to have surprises that overbearing marketing didn’t spoil. How genuinely funny it … Continue reading

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