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The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Pretty Woman
May 19, 2015 – 10:20 AM | 29 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Pretty Woman</em>

A hooker with a heart of poppies.

All This Mayhem: Skating by
April 20, 2015 – 7:13 PM | 4 Comments
<em>All This Mayhem</em>: Skating by

Eddie Martin's portrait of Aussie skate champs Ben and Tas Pappas, All This Mayhem, is edited well enough that it takes a while to realize how little it's telling you.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Matrix Trilogy
April 14, 2015 – 11:45 AM | 19 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Matrix</em> Trilogy

I know poppy-fu.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Shawshank Redemption
February 20, 2015 – 9:12 AM | 31 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Shawshank Redemption</em>

That's goddamn right.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: October Sky
February 2, 2015 – 10:50 AM | 8 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>October Sky</em>

Reader Mike counts us down.

31/31: Beautiful Darling
January 31, 2015 – 9:27 AM | No Comment
31/31: <em>Beautiful Darling</em>

Beautiful Darling has a sweet nostalgic sadness to it, like its subject, the former James Slattery who became a Warhol-Factory "Superstar."

30/31: The Imitation Game
January 30, 2015 – 9:02 PM | 5 Comments
30/31: <em>The Imitation Game</em>

"No, not that one, Nana; the other one, with Sherlock."

29/31: Life Partners
January 29, 2015 – 9:49 PM | 2 Comments
29/31: <em>Life Partners</em>

I would tell you that we've now reached the point in 31 Films In 31 Days when we pick our movies based on how short they are…

28/31: Croupier
January 28, 2015 – 10:00 AM | 2 Comments
28/31: <em>Croupier</em>

Most contemporary reviews of Croupier point to Clive Owen as the best — almost the only — thing about it, and he's marvelous, but I disagree.

27/31: The Grand Budapest Hotel
January 27, 2015 – 9:06 AM | 6 Comments
27/31: <em>The Grand Budapest Hotel</em>

When a Wes Anderson movie is good, I don't tend to have a whole lot to say about it.