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Booze, Broads, & Bullets

[Contains unnervingly toy-like CGI cop cars and SPOILERS!!!] As inspiration for a script I’m working on, I decided to revisit Robert Rodriguez’s “translation” of Frank Miller’s Sin City comic book series (2005)… but, being a geek, I held out for … Continue reading

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This Is Not The Greatest Film In The World… This Is Just Nora Roberts’ “Tribute” (2009)!*

[Contains insultingly obvious SPOILERS!!!] For those who don’t know, this mediocre TV-movie stars Brittany Murphy as ‘Cilla McGowan’, a former child star from a showbiz family, who is retraining as a building contractor while restoring her late grandmother’s farmhouse. Cilla’s hopes … Continue reading

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Choking On Swan Gas

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) is a little too mean-spirited and trashy for me to ever be able to recommend it unreservedly, but I’ve seen it three times now over a span of several years, and there are still plenty of … Continue reading

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WTF!?

Online news sources are reporting that the actress Brittany Murphy has died, following a full cardiac arrest. She was 32. Obviously I’m hoping this news isn’t true, but I guess we’ll find out more tomorrow. I can’t pretend to be … Continue reading

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