Category Archives: Film

39. Suh-Mokin’! Split Pea Soup

I think "Suh-mokin'!" was a Jim Carrey line. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective? Horton Hears a Who? God forbid, Fun with Dick and Jane? Other ways this soup is related to Jim Carrey: In The Mask, Jim Carrey's alter ego was … Continue reading

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A star is born, kinda

Well, crap on a crap cracker. I could swear I blogged about this back when I first happened, but I've spent the last ten minutes searching back through old posts and I can't find anything about it. Apparently I was … Continue reading

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You can’t fight the beast

So we dumped cable over a year ago. Television had an uncomfortable hold on our lives, and we figured we'd save $80 a month, read more books and perhaps watch more quality film of the classic and/or independent & interesting … Continue reading

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Because I am far too lazy, I mean overworked

…to write a real post, here are some videos instead. Rudy. It’s about security. "Shining"–the feel-good movie of the year!

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Jaan Pehechaan Ho

The greatest musical number ever, from the 1965 Bollywood flick Gumnaam. If you’re thinking this looks or sounds like the clip used in Terry Zwigoff’s 2001 film Ghost World (one of my favorite movies ever! Love you, Thora Birch and … Continue reading

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Speaking of horrifying Halloween spectacles… This is the trailer for "Repo: The Genetic Opera," starring Paris Hilton and, oddly, Sarah Brightman. Coming to theatres near you for oh, three days or so next February. Would somebody please let me in … Continue reading

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V. v. qckly

I finished editing the Salamander story. Now if Jim would just give it the final read-through he promised me, I’d be ready to submit. Nag, nag, nag. Maybe if he doesn’t want to read it I should interpret it as … Continue reading

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