Watching and waiting: Guy’s best and worst of 2010

Posted by · 10:00 am · January 5th, 2011

What kind of year was 2010 at the movies? You tell me. It’s virtually impossible to find one yardstick to measure 365 days of cinema for a collective audience whose interests seem ever more segregated. If your film interests are covered largely by the multiplex, chances are 2010 was an unusually unrewarding year for you, […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: Vampires and Shyamalan suck

Posted by · 3:02 pm · July 2nd, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Are you guys seeing this Uruguay-Ghana game? Unbelievable finish. But it’s Independence Day weekend and we are supposed to be talking about all things American. Like sissy vampires and casting obviously foreign parts movies with good old white actors! The weekend will go long with most […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Grown Ups’ and their toys

Posted by · 1:47 pm · June 27th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Adam Sandler’s agent successfully convinced him that cancer was way less funny than Kevin James’s blubby body falling down repeatedly and that agent has his finger on America’s pulse. “Grown Ups” is not the number one movie this weekend, though, so we’ll come back to it […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: Things get Cruisazy!

Posted by · 9:19 pm · June 25th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. This post is a little late so sorry if it’s brief. Turned out to be a very hectic Friday. I should have gone to a “Jonah Hex” screening for a little piece and solitude. Hey-oh! But seriously folks, we have two new releases to talk about, […]

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