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Screenings: Thicker Than Water (2015)

January 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

THICKER THAN WATER (2015): 15-minute Greg Louganis pity piece by ESPN avoids a critical appraisal of his 1988 blood-baring Olympic accident. — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 3, 2017

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Screenings: 13th (2016)

January 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

13th (2016): Enlightening on many levels, the least of which is that one can pad a film's time by filling the screen with rap song lyrics. — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 3, 2017

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Screenings: Jason Bourne (2016)

January 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

JASON BOURNE (2016): Murky sequel manages to turn graceful Alicia Vikander to wood. Still, main character's predicament remains intriguing. — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 3, 2017

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Screenings: The Corsican Brothers (1941)

January 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

THE CORSICAN BROTHERS (1941): Contains the most furious and noisy sword duel (beween Akim Tamiroff & Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) I've ever seen. — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 2, 2017

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Screenings: Amanda Knox (2016)

January 1st, 2017 · No Comments

AMANDA KNOX (2016): Just because someone's careless, immature, reckless, unsympathetic and a foreigner doesn't make 'em a murderer, does it? — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 2, 2017

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Screenings: The Good Dinosaur (2015)

January 1st, 2017 · No Comments

THE GOOD DINOSAUR (2015): After the giant meteor didn't hit, anthropomorphic apatosauruses taught pets (savage grunting humans) how to farm. — Fred Osuna (@spitballarmy) January 2, 2017

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L-O-V-E vs. H-A-T-E

June 5th, 2016 · No Comments

Much has been made of Laughton’s decision to shoot the film in black and white; Couchman writes persuasively about Laughton’s debt to early silent film and to the films of the German Expressionists. In any case, having seen the film, we are utterly unable to imagine it in color. This is partly because the clear […]

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Screenings: The Hateful Eight (2015)

January 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Leaving The Hateful Eight tonight, a woman who had also stayed through the closing credits says to me, “And they say that was about the futility of war.” Where did she get that? my lazy brain thinks, refusing to make any grand interpretation of a film with exploding heads, a toothless bloody-faced female lead and […]

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les Misérables (title card – 1934)

August 21st, 2015 · No Comments

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Movie: 012415

January 24th, 2015 · No Comments

“Foxcatcher” at The Edge 12, 24 January 2015

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