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Fun with Netflix Viewer Reviews

I have been extraordinarily busy at work, which means that my brain is fried by the time I get home most nights. And that also means that today, you’ll get an article that’s easy for me and fun for you. How about some examples of people writing really bad Netflix viewer reviews? These are presented completely unedited. Continue reading

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Infographic: The Films that Reference Casablanca (1942)

Thanks to the Blu-ray Elite project, I recently had a chance to re-watch Casablanca (1942), this time on Blu-ray. My first instinct was to write a review about the beloved, critically acclaimed masterpiece, but quickly realized that there’s not much I could say that hasn’t already been said. It’s a shining achievement of cinema and it has earned every last accolade it has received. Early in the film, I started picking up a lot of references. Many, many films have referenced Casablanca in some way or another. In lieu of the review, here’s an infographic that details just how many films thought highly enough of Casablanca to reference it.  Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Movie Trailer

Movie trailers have taken on a life of their own. We’ve reached a point as a movie-watching society where people will go see films that they’re less interested in, purely in the hopes of catching a trailer for an upcoming movie with tremendous buzz. The whole process is absolutely fascinating. Despite the fact that most movie trailer styles have had an impact on the trailers of the modern era, trailers haven’t always had such importance for movie-goers and studios. Someone had to come up with the idea and implement it. Continue reading

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Movies That Would be Better with Bacon

In these troubled times, it’s easy to become bogged down with worry. Thankfully, we have the little things to keep us going. For instance, there’s bacon. Bacon helps keep us going (unless you’re a vegetarian, of course). And so, I’ve opted to improve a few movies by adding bacon. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Twelve Movie Characters I’d Want to Drink With

There are a lot of admirable movie characters out there. But there are different kinds of admiration. I think it’d be hilarious to hang out with, say, Fielding Mellish from Bananas. But over drinks? Not so much. You see, some people are simply more fun to be around when in a social environment, with alcohol involved. Here are twelve movie characters I’d like to drink with:

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy


As someone who’ll give a beatdown to bar owners who won’t sell his hooch, he’d obviously know all of the best taverns. Moreover, how great would it be to listen to all of those references to “dames” and “molls” and such? Continue reading

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