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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: The gentle and insightful end-of-life drama Truman. Often funny, it’s a weeper that is never maudlin. One of the best movies of the year.  Hard to find, but worth it. The droll … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The beginning of a very promising Fall movie season kicks off today. Mascots is the latest mockumentary from Christopher Guest (Best in Show) and it’s very funny.  Mascots is playing in very few theaters, but it’s streaming on Netflix Instant, … Continue reading

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Least Convincing Movie Monsters

Tomorrow, June 10, Turner Classic Movies is airing two films on my list of Least Convincing Movie Monsters.   We’ll get to see The Black Scorpion and The Killer Shrews. In The Killer Shrews, the voraciously predatory mutant shrews are played … Continue reading

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Least Convincing Movie Monsters

Given the Cowboys & Aliens hubbub and my post on 1994’s Oblivion, I’ve been thinking about phony looking movie monsters.  So here’s my list of the Least Convincing Movie Monsters.  These monsters are so bad that Godzilla doesn’t even make … Continue reading

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