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Sunday, February 22 2009

Flashdance: I Love the 80’s Edition

Flashdance is probably one of the most enduring and uplifting films from the '80s, but this I Love the 80's Edition is lacking in any feel-good features.


Sunday, January 18 2009

The L Word

As a result of the much publicised murder at the start of this season's L Word, the first few episodes resemble Murder She Wrote, just with more, um, oral. And yes, in terms of the sex, The L Word is as hot as ever.


Thursday, September 27 2007

Flashdance

With its sexy dance routines, unforgettable inspirational dialogue (“You give up your dream, you die!”) and attempt at a statement on gender relations, Flashdance is still so hot that you will need a bucket of cold water poured on you after you watch it.


Wednesday, February 21 2007

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Shimizu pulls off the “this ghost is scary just because it’s looking at you” trick so effectively that it stays embedded in your mind.


Monday, January 22 2007

The L Word

Scared and excited, Phyllis became a symbol of what's best and most complex about The L Word, that a secure sense of identity is never easy.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

The L Word

The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.


Thursday, January 4 2007

The L Word: The Complete Third Season

Season Three's biggest storylines were also the most controversial among fans: Dana's death from breast cancer; and the introduction of a transgender character.


Friday, October 13 2006

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Rethinking the very concepts of remake, sequel, and translation, The Grudge 2 is not a regular horror movie, or even a regular J-horror movie.


Wednesday, February 1 2006

The L Word

Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.


Thursday, June 9 2005

The L Word

Although there is probably someone in L.A. just like Mark -- art house aesthetic on the outside masking a Joe Francis attitude on the inside -- he never seems completely believable.


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