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Friends With Benefits

Umm…we need to talk… I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I do not mind it when a story is told and retold. That’s why the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew lasted for years. Not because I liked … Continue reading

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Main Street

What was that you called it?  Hazardous waste. Right when we get to the climax of a film, we expect a denouement.  I usually avoid the word “we” or words “the audience” because I find that pretentious–the pretense being that my … Continue reading

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Lars and the Real Girl

Do you think I could bring my girlfriend?  Sometimes people snap.  That snapping is the central premise of any number of films.  One can ask whether or not people can ever really get glued back together.  They say of alcoholics … Continue reading

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