Month: January 2012

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Theo Angelopoulos, RIP

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On January 24, 2012
Probably the greatest Greek filmmaker ever has died, killed by a motorcycle on the set of his film-in-progress. Angelopoulos received a good bit of publicity in the U.S. during the mid 90s, which is when I began to watch film. Landscape in the Mist is probably his most popular film and it’s one of the […]

Tim Thomas

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On January 24, 2012
In what will likely be the only hockey-related post I ever write, let me say that Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, who refused to attend his team’s meeting with President Obama, may be a teabagging wingnut of the first order. But you have to give him credit for his authentic 18th century capitalization stylings. “I […]
This was truly a banner year for terrible movies, with most of the worst directors in Hollywood coming out. Schumacher! Emmerich! Bay! Snyder! Marshall! Several films from Adam Sandler’s Straight-to-Video Quality Films LLC! But I was interested to see several critics in the New York survey mentioned Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. About 15 seconds […]
First you get the beet sugar.   Then you get the power    Then you get the WOMEN! The GOP is proud of its appalling and extremely unpopular behavior in the Schiavo case.   Also, according to great historian Newt Gingrich apparently Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, and Tony Lazzeri took legal resources that should have been used to […]
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