Tag Archives: Illeana Douglas

Applesauce 6: Wendy’s Big Break

[Contains insanely expensive pens and SPOILERS!!!] I was just gearing up to watch the sixth season of The Larry Sanders Show (1998) when the sad news of Garry Shandling’s death broke, adding an extra layer of poignancy to this final … Continue reading

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An Experimental Girl

[Contains throaty torch-singin’ SPOILERS!!!] Back in the day, I was a huge Kevin Smith fanboy… and while that obsession has dimmed over the years, I’m still extremely fond of his early “View Askew-niverse” flicks, for all their faults. To date … Continue reading

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Grudged 2: The Regrudging

The “shock death” that kicks off The Grudge 2 (2006) has to be one of the least shocking “shock deaths” ever committed to film… partly because the first movie began with such a similar set-up (older couple in an apartment… … Continue reading

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