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The Cabin in the Woods – The Safe-to-Read Review!

Posted by Gabriel von Grünbaum April 19, 2012
The latest from M.C. Escher's architect.

Don’t watch the trailers.  Don’t read any reviews (except this one).  If you’re a fan of horror movies, or if you’re not but a some good natured gore doesn’t bother you terribly – and if you enjoy being delighted (my audience was squealing, giggling and applauding) – drop any expectations or preconcieved notions, good or [...]

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The Hunger Games – Don’t Eat a Big Meal Beforehand

Posted by Gabriel von Grünbaum April 3, 2012
Roasted Mockingjay!!

Thanks for the headache, jerks.  I was pretty sure that the near dystopian future would not only be plagued by evil reality television show producers (is there another kind?) and a sadistic government (ditto?), but who knew that it would also suffer from perpetual earthquakes.  Poor Katniss Everdeen, the camera shakes as she battles baddies, [...]

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‘Mad Men’ Re-cap: “The Good News”

Posted by Jon Wiener August 9, 2010
Mad Men!

It’s New Years and Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce is spending it the most tantalizing of ways.  It seems as if our belated Christmas present this week was the lack of Betty and the inclusion of the original Mrs. Draper, Anna.  Remember her?  When Don was still Dick Whitman, his war buddy died in combat.  Seeking [...]

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It should have at least bought me dinner first…

Posted by Jon Wiener August 1, 2010
Dinner for Schmucks

I will honestly say that I had zero expectations for Dinner for Schmucks, the box office success of the weekend.  It looked like a disappointing movie, but I gave it a chance, nonetheless.  I left the theater even more disappointed than expected.  Please, allow for me to explain… Dinner for Schmucks had a cast SO [...]

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Movie Review – A for The A-Team

Posted by Gabriel von Grünbaum June 17, 2010
He Pities You, Fool!

Okay, so maybe you enjoyed Shrek in three dimensions with the kids, but getting dragged to Sex and the City 2?!  (Once wasn’t enough!?)  Or (hopefully not, and) were you dragged to either of this year’s newly minted most-specific-movie-genre-ever flicks?  Hopefully you have no idea what I’m talking about.  The new genre is romance about [...]

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