Category Archives: Movies

Sunday morning lazy briefs

Oh, stop, you’re ruining the apartheid narrative! Shimon Peres is leading the charge as Harvard University discusses plans to bring a campus to Rahat, a Bedouin town, where Arab and Jewish Israelis can learn side by side in peace and … Continue reading

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Tolkien geek. Yes, I am a Tolkien geek.

The Hobbit trailer debuted the other day. (Really funny first comment at the link, from someone who has obviously read the books and wanted to see how stupid some commenters can be. Scroll down.) Sigh. Next year? NEXT YEAR?

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A new record for Meryl

I was checking out Reason’s blog and discovered that they were right. A bunch of movies you probably haven’t seen get Golden Globe nominations from the preposterous “Hollywood Foreign Press Association.” A quick trip down the list shows that I … Continue reading

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Those were the good ol’ days

Saw Captain America this afternoon. Heroes, villains, totally easy to tell the two apart, no shades of grey. Those were the good old days. Best comment from fifteen-year-old Jake, while watching the war bonds song sequences: “Were the 1940s really … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

My friends and I went this morning, because so many people are in church Sunday mornings, and we figured it wouldn’t be too crowded. It was, and it wasn’t. But we got good seats, and enjoyed the movie immensely. My … Continue reading

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Retro blogging

Yeah, I’m totally going to ignore most of the news and post personal bloggy things. For instance, I’m glad I didn’t really want to see a midnight showing of Harry Potter DH2. I’m tired enough to go to bed now; … Continue reading

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Movie weekend

X-Men First Class on Friday, Mr. Popper’s Penguins on Saturday, and Pirates of the Caribbean today. I enjoyed them all. You know, I almost never listen to reviewers anymore. I’m even planning on seeing Green Lantern, even though I have … Continue reading

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Mel Gibson schadenfreude update

The Beaver is declared a flop–on opening weekend. Sucks to be you today, Mel. Awww. Are we sad? Nope. Not at all.

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The 21st century Gene Kelly

Daniel Cloud Campos is utterly amazing in this short film. Via Vanderleun.

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Uninformed people, understandable. Uninformed journalists, no: So religious Jews wrapping themselves in tefillin and praying is an “elaborate ritual“? Really? Because I’ve seen people put on tefillin, and it’s not all that elaborate. The AP can’t even get something this … Continue reading

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