Not A Review Of “The Milagro Beanfield War”

So being one of those curmudgeonly holdout types who still receives discs in the mail from Netflix (or Qwikster or DVD.com or whatever it is these days) means that not only does my wife get to fall asleep during the latest blockbusters, but also during weird indie movies and older movies that I never got around to watching back in the day. For instance, this one:

 

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This Redford kid may have a future in directing.

 

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Not a Review of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri”

So this week we finally got around to watching “Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri“, the movie for which Sam Rockwell finally won his long-overdue Oscar:

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One Missouri … Two Missouri … Three Missouri …

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Teaser Tuesday 6/16/15: “No Hope For Gomez!”

So this week I’m reading No Sleep Till Brooklyn No Hope For Gomez! by Graham Parke. This is the humorous story of one Gomez Porter, a subject in an experimental drug trial who begins to have strange experiences that he documents on his blog. Hmm, strange experiences documented on a blog? That sounds familiar

Unisex bathroom. Check shoes, sombreros, video games, and automobiles at the door.
Unisex bathroom. Check shoes, sombreros, and automobiles at the door.

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Not A Review Of “Birdman”

So over the last week or so we watched the film “Birdman“, in which Michael Keaton plays a washed-up actor who used to play an avian-themed superhero named Batman Birdman.

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Not “Batman”. Also not “Jackie Brown”. Also not “The Paper”. Also not …

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Fifty Shades Of Psycho

Wife (watching “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer after reading humorous Dave Barry article about it): “This looks terrible.”

Me: “Let me see.”
(takes laptop to watch trailer)

Me: “Yeah, it does look terrible.”
(stops video, surreptitiously starts “American Psycho” trailer instead)

Me: “Here, you can have it back.”
(returns laptop to wife with “American Psycho” trailer playing)

Wife (puzzled): “Wait, is this the same movie?”

Me: “More or less.”