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Entries from March 2010

A Quirk In Evolution

March 28th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Idiocracy (2006) Directed by Mike Judge Screenplay by Mike Judge & Etan Cohen, story by Mike Judge Produced by Mike Judge, Elysa Koplovitz 84 minutes Should I Care? In a case as mysterious as lightning striking twice, the long awaited follow-up from Austin based animator and filmmaker Mike Judge was wrapped in a blanket and […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Black comedy · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Military · Museums and galleries · Prostitute · Shot In Texas

Who Goes To See Movies About Religion Anymore?

March 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments

Dogma (1999) Directed by Kevin Smith Written by Kevin Smith Produced by Scott Mosier 130 minutes Should I Care? Hijacking various Judeo Christian symbols and myths to comment on the hypocrisies of religion, Kevin Smith’s fourth film certainly isn’t lacking in ambition. What it does lack is the resources and craftsmanship to pull any of […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Beasts and monsters · Black comedy · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · End of the world · Road trip · Train

Jesus On 8th Avenue and 42nd Street

March 14th, 2010 · 7 Comments

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) Directed by Martin Scorsese Screenplay by Paul Schrader, based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis Produced by Barbara De Fina Running time: 164 minutes Should I Care? It was a long shot that Martin Scorsese’s passion project The Last Temptation of Christ — filmed after almost five years of […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Mother/son relationship · Prostitute · Psychoanalysis · Road trip