Short Ends and Leader

July 2009

Morning Light: A True-Life Documentary (2009)

Amazing feats of human athleticism, no matter the category, always seem to inspire. Whether it’s a time-tested pro making one last attempt at twilight


Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

What does it say about today’s modern woman that fashion has taken the place of feminism. Is the battle for equality and professional recognition


Circle of Iron (1978): Blu-ray

No other deceased superstar has as sketchy a legacy as kung fu king Bruce Lee. Part of it comes from the fact that he was


‘Brüno’ Beleagured by Same Old Shtick

Ridiculing American rubes is like shooting dead, motionless fish in a barrel filled with Jell-O. The only "genius" involved is getting the public to buy it as scandal.


You’ll Hate ‘Beth Cooper’

Apparently, previous accomplishments and past reputation mean nothing in the “what have you done for me lately” world of Hollywood hackdom. Just because you’ve


Bigelow’s ‘Hurt Locker’ Hits Home

It’s lasted over six years. It’s become the buzz in the background of our daily lives. It’s the rote response to any “


While You Were Out - A Week of DVDs and Indie Delights

It’s been a hectic week here at SE&L, and before we climb the mountain of theatrical reviews coming this week (with Bruno,


Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XV

There are literally dozens of fanboy feuds in the realm of MST3K, fights as futile as Joel vs. Mike, Sci-Fi vs. Comedy Central, Crow


Cinemad Almanac 2009

Consider the short film. Actually, consider the concept of the short film first. When people hear the label, they automatically think of a couple of


12 Rounds - Extreme Cut (2009): Blu-ray

What, exactly, happened to Renny Harlin? How did he go from hotshot newbie with an entire career before him to a cinematic afterthought left to


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Home Culinary Exploration Has Never Been More Fervent

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"Ever wondered what the difference between cinnamon and cassia is? The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs will teach you.

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