Category Archives: Film

3rd Act Problems Theater

My two most recent visitations (The court orders say I can show up as long as I don’t start any riots.) to movie theaters have been quite enjoyable and I would recommend 21 Jump Street and The Cabin in the … Continue reading

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Boogie Nights (1997)

Boogie Nights is somehow both a quirky character study and a sprawling epic. Covering a decade of gross excess and tragic heights, P.T. Anderson’s ode to movies understands that moviemaking is boring but sex, drugs, and John C. Reilly are … Continue reading

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“That samurai honor is nothing but a façade.”

A great Samurai house in the early days of the Shogun’s rule and the French army during the 1st World War would tend not to be compared even by the most dexterous history student. Yet in Harakiri and Paths of … Continue reading

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Hard Eight (1996)

I’m going to review all of P.T. Anderson’s oeuvre over the upcoming weeks. SPOILERS One of the many gifts film can give us in a view in a new world. Not just the lives of dragons and aliens but also … Continue reading

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HA! The School Color is Brown!

Accepted (2006) appeared on Comedy Central this morning. I’m sure that means nothing to you but really it has completed a journey that deserves to be noticed. The movie is so lazy that how it found the energy to get … Continue reading

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Super- The Best Defense for Organized Religion Ever

SPOILERS and such. PLEASE watch the film before reading this. What if some guy dressed up a super hero and tried to fight crime in the real world? If you ask Matthew Vaughn, you get weird pedophilia subtext. However James … Continue reading

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Why for One Brief Shining Moment, Superman Returns was Worth Watching

For reasons too stupid to go into detail, I have rewatched Superman Returns (2006). I will give this to Superman Returns– usually a movie like this is too bland to even remember. For example, all I can say about 10000 … Continue reading

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