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Film

July 25, 2014

"9 Actors Who Do the Exact Same Thing on Every Movie Poster"

Revealing: "#5. Jennifer Aniston Is Always With a Guy and Never Really Happy About It".

July 13, 2014

Three related to movies

"11 Classic Movies That Were Originally Box-Office Bombs". Office Space and Blade Runner are pretty good.

"Five Things You Missed in Feris Bueller's Day Off". Includes the "eerily prescient" scene with Charlie Sheen.

"Watch an Actor Play Every Ethnicity Hollywood Throws His Way". Cliff Curtis has been really good in everything I've seen him in.

July 03, 2014

"The 17 Kinds of Assholes Played by Tom Cruise"

Come to think of it, he has played an impressive range of jerks.

June 21, 2014

Two on Ghostbusters

I agree with this: "Why 'Ghostbusters' is the most libertarian Hollywood blockbuster of all time".

I don't agree with this, but find it funny: "The Scathing Sexual Politics of ‘Ghostbusters’".

June 13, 2014

"If you hire Robert Duvall Not to Flinch, He Damn Well Won't Flinch"

I'm a fan. He tends to avoid crap

There's a great comfort in being a Robert Duvall fan in the 21st century. You know you'll never have to watch him joke about his prostate with Morgan Freeman in a movie about old guys vacationing in Las Vegas. He's never going to be a retired black-ops agent with something to prove, or a terminally ill guy with something to prove.

June 08, 2014

"Harold Ramis: Watch Seven of His Greatest Movie Scenes"

"Razzle Dazzle" shouldn't work, but it does.

June 01, 2014

"The 25 most inspiring movies of all time"

A lot of pictures here worthy of the adjective.

But they missed a few: Conrack, Juno, Charlie Wilson's War, Master and Commander, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Remember the Titans, The Chosen, and, of course, Stand and Deliver: "If you don't have the ganas, I will give it to you. Because I'm an expert."

May 18, 2014

"The Story Behind the Worst Movie on IMDb"

Yet another cautionary tale about the perils of vox populi reviews

April 13, 2014

"Slaves of the Red Carpet"

Goes some way toward explaining why so many actresses look so unattractive at the Hollywood awards shows

March 21, 2014

Two on guns

"Top 10 handguns in the U.S."

"This handy database offers scarily-specific details about guns used in movies".

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