Tag Archives: Marley Shelton

“Yeah… Let’s Go Get Killed!”

[Contains faux-defensive wounds and SPOILERS!!!] For the past week, I’ve been working my way through Wes Craven’s Scream quadrilogy… and while all four satirical slasher flicks received rather mixed reviews from the professional critics, I still believe that the first … Continue reading

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WARNING: Anyone Can Get A PhD…

Women in Trouble (2009) begins, as all movies should, with a 20-second close-up of Carla Gugino wearing a nun’s habit… before pulling back to reveal that her character, ‘Elektra Luxx’, is shooting a sex-flick with her “cowgirl” co-star ‘Holly Rocket’ … Continue reading

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“Natural Born Killer Naturals”

Like an idiot, I’ve been working through my movie watch-list in alphabetical (rather than chronological) order, which is how I ended up seeing Elektra Luxx (2010) before its predecessor, Women in Trouble (2009). Thankfully it isn’t too difficult to figure out … Continue reading

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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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“Mummy Needs A Getaway Car…”

I think it’s fair to say that pseudo-satirical teen comedy Sugar & Spice (2001) comes up short, both in terms of its running time (a scant 73 mins), and its delivery of big laughs. Curiously, the script is credited to … Continue reading

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[Salvaged version of a very old blog post… not that it matters, just sayin’] When a film-buff friend of mine first explained the Grindhouse concept to me, I was dead-set against it. Why bother putting so much effort into making … Continue reading

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Criteria!

[Contains SPOILERS… not that it really matters in this case] The nicest thing I can think of to say about The Bachelor (1999) is that Renée Zellweger looks especially lovely with curly hair… so snaps to her stylist on that … Continue reading

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