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Wednesday, December 10 2008

The Mod Squad: The Second Season, Vol. 1

The Squad are hippies who decide that the Man had it right all along, and use their groovy powers to help him uphold the status quo.


Friday, November 2 2007

American Gangster

As much as American Gangster loves Frank's intelligence and charisma, it must also condemn his criminality.


Tuesday, November 4 2003

Skin

A not-a-teen, not-yet-an-adult primetime soap, Shakespeare by way of Jerry Bruckheimer.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Reindeer Games (2000)

The spirit of world class schlock-horror promoter William Castle was in the theater recently, during a preview screening of Pitch Black, as flashlights were given to a number of audience members.


The General’s Daughter (1999)

The title character in The General's Daughter is dead. The image gets your attention. It's grotesque and horrifying. And it's recalled several times in the film, verbally and visually, to impress on you the threat that it supposedly poses for military, moral, sexual, and aesthetic orders.


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