Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 01 April 2014 22:44
And I trust all of you enough to let you in on my favorite actor: Divine. If you think I’m joking, I’m not.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 27 March 2014 08:26
For those of you who are fans of the connecting episodes, here are a few highlights from this set: Roger Whitaker pays a visit, Frank develops a combination perambulator/lawn mower, Joel invents a pipe with a built-in sprinkler system, and Tom Servo puts on an art show.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 27 March 2014 08:20
Still, the restored version of The Bigamist looks better than a lot of films from the period, and I’d have to say that watching the DVD is a far better experience than watching online.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:49
There’s a dearth of films that have honest sympathy for what it’s like to be a teenager, particularly a teenager whose sexuality is not strictly mainstream
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:43
The “wonderwall” of the title is the wall he’s peeking through to see the wonders of those often-naked young ladies.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:35
The script depends heavily on coincidences, but Walsh keeps things moving at a rapid pace, with the sense of forward momentum aided by a lively soundtrack.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:27
These companies consider who you and I would call American citizens exercising their Constitutional rights to be insurgents threatening company operations—and profits, of course.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:20
He migrated to New York with his family, learned animation from a book, and began working for a company that made commercials.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 12 March 2014 22:05
It’s very funny and completely charming.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 05 March 2014 20:59
The residents have problems of the type you would expect to find in a fictional portrayal of this kind of facility, just as the barracks in World War II films always had a guy from Brooklyn and one from Texas.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 05 March 2014 19:54
Watching The Gene Autry Show feels like visiting an old friend, even if you’ve never seen this particular program before.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 28 February 2014 00:28
While many purists prefer the original Japanese language track on Miyazaki’s films, I’ve by and large always been fine with the dubs Disney has done, as they tend to have high production values and usually have good actors as well.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 28 February 2014 00:02
The real star of the film is the documentary footage of locations never before seen by most White people.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 24 February 2014 22:44
For those who are experts on the Nixon era, Our Nixon will be a garden of delights, with each clip triggering memories and associations.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 24 February 2014 14:19
If that sounds radical to you, consider this: since 2003, in New Zealand, prostitution has been legal, as is operating a brothel and street solicitation.
Written by Adrienne Jones Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:56
Parents are clueless, over-sexed or try too hard to connect with their kids, teachers are helpful oddballs and lurking among the cool kids is a gay guy just waiting to get out.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:19
For those new to the film, Birth of the Living Dead is a great introduction to Romero lore, although due to numerous spoilers you should probably watch Night of the Living Dead before you watch this film.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:02
As long as it stays in infomercial mode, How to Make Money Selling Drugs is both entertaining and informative—it’s quite specific about how the drug trade works, and features everyone from Russell Simmons to Freeway Rick Ross (the guy who invented crack) to an array of lawyers, policemen, and others whose living depends in whole or in part on the drug trade.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:05
Instead, you get a lot of eye candy and a glimpse into the lives of some friendly, pleasant people who seem to be pretty blessed by life. If that’s what you’re looking for, this is the film for you.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 03 February 2014 08:14
Even if you have an endless appetite for documentaries about New York (as I do), watching Men at Lunch can be disappointing because there’s so much speculation backed up by so little proof, and so many topics broached without resolution.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 26 December 2013 11:18
It’s enough to make you wish the variety show would make a comeback.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 23 December 2013 19:35
Like The Falls, Testament of Love has the feel of a modestly-budgeted television production that succeeds thanks to its sincerity and the likeability of its lead actors.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 19 December 2013 00:44
Watching Alexander Sokurov’s Russian Ark is like being a kid hiding on the staircase and watching an adult dinner party.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 19 December 2013 00:37
The series seems like a good fit for American audiences — plenty of action, improbable plots, lots of beautiful blondes, and a charmingly relaxed attitude toward sex.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 24 November 2013 19:29
The problem is that for all those virtues, Parkland is not particularly interesting after the first 15 minutes or so.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 24 November 2013 19:09
The most interesting of the three films is A Bucket of Blood because it preserves on film a theatrical version of beatnik life.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 21 November 2013 17:14
But no one comes to MST3K looking for lessons, and this box set is particularly generous with bad films (six in all) and extras.
Written by Brittany Larimore Tuesday, 19 November 2013 23:36
It suffers from predictable material, unequal pacing within the script, and a naïve approach to political discussions.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 15 November 2013 17:27
Nosferatu is a masterpiece of silent cinema that includes some of the creepiest images ever recorded on film.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 04 November 2013 11:31
He’s never less than intriguing, and always leaves you with the impression that whatever you already know about him, there’s still much more yet to be discovered.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 03 November 2013 19:41
The statutory rape conviction is the elephant in the room throughout.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 20 October 2013 09:47
Its general tone of hipsterish pleasantness is a welcome sign of how much gay life has changed in 45 years.
Written by Adrienne Jones Friday, 11 October 2013 13:47
Shout at the Devil is tedious in a way that no amount of gun fights, shipwrecks, crocodile attacks, or cartoonish camera mugging can help.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 07 October 2013 20:51
The ending is surprisingly affecting, and it played well in my memory long after having seen it.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 03 October 2013 19:18
This may not be the most original of series, but watching it play out is fun.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 02 October 2013 19:09
Location shooting (mostly in Ragusa) is a big part of the show’s appeal.
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