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Koch: More lights on the bridge
July 21, 2013 – 5:36 PM | No Comment
<em>Koch</em>: More lights on the bridge

I grew up in a Wall Street bedroom community, where the local news isn't really local because…who cares.

Terms And Conditions May Apply
July 11, 2013 – 3:49 PM | 8 Comments
Terms And Conditions May Apply

Let's go out to the lobby, and get ourselves a Couch Baron, again! John Ramos produced another fine film, Terms And Conditions May Apply, and I'm super-happy to plug this one, because 1) it's a …

The Vine: June 7, 2013
June 7, 2013 – 8:12 AM | 9 Comments
The Vine: June 7, 2013

My friend and I watched this movie a few years ago and I've been thinking about it for some reason and I can't come up with the name and it's driving me crazy.

Cinemarch Madness: Dear Zachary
April 8, 2013 – 3:33 PM | 30 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: <I>Dear Zachary</I>

After several weeks and many wintry nights of the pop-culture soul, Cinemarch Madness has its champion — and that champion is Dear Zachary.
It's the correct result, in my opinion, although it's a surprise to me, I …

Cinemarch Madness: The Finals
April 2, 2013 – 2:00 PM | 16 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: The Finals

At last, the finals, after which I will probably post nothing but pictures of dwarf bunnies for a week. Heh.

Cinemarch Madness: Brody Division Semifinal
March 29, 2013 – 3:45 PM | 2 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Brody Division Semifinal

Let's just assume Boys Don't Cry is through — it's got my vote — and talk about the others. The Pianist is good, sad, harsh, et cetera, but is not punching its weight with other …

Cinemarch Madness: Waterston Division Semifinal
March 28, 2013 – 9:03 AM | 2 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Waterston Division Semifinal

A slightly easier division than previous ones for me to vote in, but a tougher one to predict, Waterston could just as easily have been called the Man's Inhumanity to Man Flight — but because …

Cinemarch Madness: Streep Division Semifinal
March 27, 2013 – 4:29 PM | 5 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Streep Division Semifinal

by ferretrick
Full disclosure — I haven't been able to see the following films, but I've read the Wikipedia plot summaries: Amour, Jacob's Ladder, and Kids. Of those, only Amour seems to be a contender to …

Cinemarch Madness: Watson Division Semifinal
March 26, 2013 – 1:31 PM | 5 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Watson Division Semifinal

Oh, dear God. What can I even eliminate here? Well, Seven (still think of it as an action movie, head-in-box be damned) and Eternal Sunshine (fundamentally sweet, hopeful about love). I'll also chuck out Breaking …

Cinemarch Madness: Bjork Division Semifinal
March 25, 2013 – 3:22 PM | 2 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Bjork Division Semifinal

(Confused? Aren't we all. Heh. But the Cinemarch Madness FAQ is here, and you can find the complete semifinal-polls list over here.)
The Björk flight isn't the most agonizing division in the Cinemarch semis, but it's …