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TV Question Qorner: Midseason TV Report Card
October 26, 2010 – 2:23 PM | 43 Comments
TV Question Qorner: Midseason TV Report Card

What I'm watching — or no longer watching — and why.
NEW SHOWS
Boardwalk Empire. I have to catch up on recent episodes, but so far, A-minus — the minus is for the pacing, which is very …

Strange Frequency
August 23, 2010 – 9:37 AM | 11 Comments
<I>Strange Frequency</I>

I stood in front of the DVD player for a good ninety seconds, staring at Strange Frequency's Netflix sleeve and wondering why in the name of beer and skittles I had put an Erik Palladino …

The Crushed Film Festival presents: Point Break
April 14, 2010 – 5:17 PM | 29 Comments
The Crushed Film Festival presents: <I>Point Break</I>

The Movie: Point Break
The Crush Object: Keanu Reeves
The Story: Newly minted Special Agent Johnny Utah (Reeves) goes undercover with a group of L.A. surfers whose Zentificating ringleader, Bodhi (Patrick Swayze), is also the mastermind behind …

DVR Break-Up: Shear Torture
March 1, 2010 – 9:23 AM | 17 Comments
DVR Break-Up: <I>Shear</I> Torture

Shear Genius has had problems from the beginning. The use of the Project Runway cookie-cutter for competitive reality shows about other lifestyle genres is understandable, but not always successful; with Top Design, the glitch seemed …

Serpico
February 25, 2010 – 10:56 AM | 36 Comments
<I>Serpico</I>

It seems like more than a few seventies movies have lines of dialogue in which girls swoon over Al Pacino. A quick search only revealed the one, the girl in Saturday Night Fever who sighs …

The Blind Side and Avatar: Let's Congratulate Ourselves On Re-Colonizing The Other With Weaponized Syrup
February 12, 2010 – 9:20 AM | 59 Comments
<I>The Blind Side</I> and <I>Avatar</I>: Let's Congratulate Ourselves On Re-Colonizing The Other With Weaponized Syrup

Watching The Blind Side and Avatar in a 12-hour period is not recommended, but is nevertheless instructive.
For those of you who avoid my baseball entries, I've written in the past about the reaction to players …

TV Question Qorner: family affairs, charisma vacuums, and my busted gaydar
May 25, 2009 – 7:52 PM | 43 Comments
TV Question Qorner: family affairs, charisma vacuums, and my busted gaydar

I moved, I went to California for a week, and I've only just now started digging my way out from under a pile of season finales. And I have some questions. Answer them for me, …

The Crushed Film Festival presents: Passion of Mind
April 13, 2009 – 3:50 PM | 23 Comments
The Crushed Film Festival presents: <I>Passion of Mind</I>

by Sarah D. Bunting

The Movie: Passion of Mind
The Crush Object: William Fichtner
The Story: When Marie (Demi Moore), a widow and mother of two daughters who lives in an Anthropologie catalo– er, "hillside villa in France" …

Less Is Moore
March 11, 1997 – 9:35 PM | No Comment

G.I. Jane, since opening nationwide a few weeks ago, has done a decent business at the box office. G.I. Jane — a movie that should never have survived the pitch meeting, with a star that …