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March 2014

The 10 Greatest Unmade Movies of All Time (Part 2)

Another 10 examples of possible productions that never got made, and why the declined studios should reconsider their decisions.


Don’t Legalize It: A Conversation with Bernard Robichaud of the Trailer Park Boys

Canada's Trailer Park Boys have become a comedy institution in its own right, and with the stoner-ready release of Don't Legalize It -- their third film -- Bernard Robichaud tells us about the filming, his fitness, and tossing joints in the trash.


‘Journey to the West’ Is Pure Chow

While we don't get to see him personally up there amongst the heroes and demons, (Chow's) stamp is all over Journey to the West. It's what makes this flight of fantasy so much escapist fun.


‘Grand Piano’ Manipulates the Previous Masters of Suspense

Thanks to a script that finds witty ways to make the seemingly impossible work, the otherwise unbelievable nature of this narrative manages to support the stylistic choices being employed.


Battles, Beefcake, and Buckets of Blood: ‘300 Rise of an Empire’

Even with all the man meat in evidence, 300: Rise of an Empire belongs to Eva Green.


The 10 Best Traps in Movie History

Whether inspired or indicative, the 10 snares suggested here have kept many a moviegoer on the edge of their seat.


Why the Oscars Will Never Matter Again… Ever.

So instead of taking a stand, instead of separating it out from the various guilds and journalistic organizations to be its own entity, the Oscars have become much more like the competition, and nothing turns a specialty into a generality quicker than conforming.


Harold Ramis (1944 - 2014): Empathy for the Rebel

Harold Ramis’s oeuvre comprised a Hall of Justice for the nerds; people old enough to know there are no super heroes, but young enough to realize we could use them from time to time.


February 2014

Hildegarde Withers Mystery Collection

Withering lines, dithering cops.


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