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The Definitive List of the 25 Best Movies of This Century

Because the critics at the New York Times have decided to list their favorite 25 movies of the 21st century, I am following suit.  Their list is interesting and wide-ranging, but, to my mind, flawed.  There are omissions (of course) and … Continue reading

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Inside the Feeble Mind of a Reality TV Contestant

I’ve known you for three weeks but everything in my body and soul tells me that we are soul mates. I cannot imagine my life without you here by my side, taking me on dates where it’s just us and … Continue reading

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I Hung My Head

Holy shit. I just laughed at Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, and I’m pretty sure that disqualifies me from having an opinion on anything from this point forward. I probably have to close this blog now, strip naked, and wander … Continue reading

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Going Soft

Now because of this blonde mop that’s on top of this fucked-up head that I’ve got I’ve gone pop? –Eminem, “Marshall Mathers” The 17 year old me would probably dislike the 32 year old me. I’m a teacher (a job … Continue reading

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The Gift of Integrity

I’ll believe in mediums when one of them tells a grieving relative that their loved one is suffering in Hell, the fire licking his scorched skin, the ash filling his lungs while bands of demons take turns shoving red-hot needles … Continue reading

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Found Poem with Movie Titles

In a World Where the Wild Things Are Playing for Keeps Only You Remember the Titans From Hell Bringing Down the House On the Waterfront In Bruges For a Few Dollars More Honey Your Friends and Neighbors Can’t Hardly Wait … Continue reading

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Cigarette Burns: The Royal Tenenbaums

It’s still early in Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums. Most of the film to this point has been a series of static shots, exquisitely composed to resemble live-action scenes from a decades-old children’s book, supplemented by the omniscient narration of … Continue reading

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