Monthly Archives: March 2013

Passover Guest Blog for Beer And A Movie

Happy Passover/Lent/Easter! My good friend Gabe over at the blog Beer And A Movie allowed me to write a guest blog for him. If you’re not already following him, Gabe is a film-and-beer-expert who writes witty reviews of movies and … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Jackie Brown

More than any other director, Quentin Tarantino uses his films as love-letters to the genres he worships. Reservoir Dogs is a gangster film; Kill Bill is a pastiche of spaghetti westerns and Chinese and Japanese martial arts movies; and Jackie … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Forbidden Games

You can’t predict how people will grieve. After World War II, a psychic scar was left on the world that produced some of the most tragic films, as each country and culture tried to deal with the aftermath. For Americans, … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Barbarella

Barbarella is a silly, softcore, S&M, PG-rated movie from 1968. Yes, I’m aware of how many times I just seemingly contradicted myself. I promise to explain all. As those of you who frequent my blog know, I love discussing the … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Wizard Of Oz

I was almost giddy when The Film Experience chose The Wizard of Oz for the first “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Challenge. “The answer is obvious!” I thought. “Everyone knows what the most Historic And Aesthetically Significant shot of this film … Continue reading

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