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Overtime and the OTHER Genre Fest This Weekend

Posted on 25 July 2011 by Quaid

As everyone on the planet knows, the San Diego Comic Con started this past weekend.  There were announcements, shockers, and tons and tons of film news. Continue Reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs. Your Preconceived Notions About Generation X

Posted on 15 November 2010 by Quaid

It happens every once in a while that a movie I’m excited about slips through the cracks.  Whether it’s because of life’s insanity, an over-abundance of interesting films in theaters, or just general film malaise, I will readily admit that I miss some gems. Continue Reading

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How to Name Your Batman Movie…

Posted on 05 November 2010 by Quaid

The Dark Knight Rises.

On hearing the new official title for Chris Nolan’s third Batman movie, my brain kind of stopped. Continue Reading

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The Social Network: Is it really THAT good? …is anything?

Posted on 04 October 2010 by ShepRamsey

I have to say that I’m a bit puzzled by the overwhelmingly positive reaction of the…um…entire critical community for David Fincher’s The Social Network.  Judging by that film criticism mothership known as RottenTomatoes, this Aaron Sorkin-scripted Facebook bio is Fincher’s very best movie, beating out 2007’s Zodiac by what is currently 8%.  Even Metacritic, which more accurately averages critics’ scores (although using much, much fewer critics) gives this movie a staggering score of 98. Continue Reading

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Cable Television: The New Cinema

Posted on 28 September 2010 by Quaid

I really don’t care for television. Cheesy sit-coms, episodic crime shows, terrible reality series–the whole ordeal just seems like cheap thrills exacted on an unsuspecting public looking to “veg out” to the most mundane “entertainment” known to man. Continue Reading

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Days of Thunder: The OTHER Top Gun

Posted on 16 August 2010 by Quaid

A couple of weeks ago, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice landed in theaters with a dull “thud.”  It was the latest high-concept film from the producing force that is Jerry Bruckheimer, and it proved, once again, that the man is not a “hit machine.” Continue Reading

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