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Barbara Herman

San Francisco-based writer Barbara Herman has a Masters from UC Berkeley in the Department of Rhetoric and Film, and is now editor for a women’s humor blog. In addition to her love for cinema, she is a serious foodie and perfume aficionado and is working on her first book, Difficult Pleasures: In Praise of Acquired Tastes.


Reviews

Wednesday, March 25 2009

Funny Face

Heterosexual coupling wins the day, but the relationship that really counts in this film is between the two people who aren’t in love with each other, but rather with fashion.


Thursday, January 22 2009

The Wackness

Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.


Monday, January 12 2009

Mamma Mia!

The kind of movie whose campiness you just have to give into if you want to enjoy it -- and then you'll have a blast.


Wednesday, December 3 2008

American Slapstick, Vol. 2

If you have a taste for the forgotten, the obscure, and the lost, American Slapstick, Vol. 2 is for you.


Wednesday, November 19 2008

The Beverly Hillbillies: The Official Second Season

In addition to being occasionally hilarious this show also lays bare urban fantasies about rural life and people.


Deception [14.Oct.08]
Dali in New York [14.Sep.08]
Belle Toujours [8.Sep.08]
Princess Aurora [8.Jul.08]
Join Us [9.Jun.08]
Over Her Dead Body [21.May.08]
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