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July 2007

Who’s Minding the Store: Two for Tuesday - 31 July, 2007

If you didn’t already know it by now, Short Ends and Leader is one year old this week. So in celebration of such a


The Front Page: Shrouded in Shadows - Ingmar Bergman (1918 - 2007)

He hadn’t made a theatrical motion picture since 1982’s Fanny and Alexander, vowing to retire after completing the highly autobiographical project. He spent his


The Front Page: Star Struck Down - The Last of Lohan

It’s unfathomable, how it continues to happen. Armchair pundits are ecstatic that it does, as are various members of the media’s comedic circus.


The Other: A Beginner’s Guide to Exploitation - Run, Swinger Run/ Sex Club International

As part of a new feature here at SE&L, we will be looking at the classic exploitation films of the ‘40s - ‘70s.


Short Cuts - In Theaters: Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine is a film about sacrifice. It’s a movie that asks the big questions and waits for the inevitable answer. It’s the kind


Short Cuts - In Theaters: Talk To Me (2007)

Don Cheadle’s time has finally arrived. While this may seem a bit contradictory, considering the number of years he has been producing good work,


Short Cuts - In Theaters: Rescue Dawn (2006)

In auteur/artist Werner Herzog’s world, there are only two major conflicts – man vs. nature, and man vs. his own nature. Such a philosophy


Viewer Discretion Advised: 28 July, 2007

With August right around the corner, summer seems to be winding down the way it began – not with a solid cinematic scream, but a minor


Short Cuts - In Theaters: The Simpsons Movie

You’re gonna hear a lot of talk in the next few days about The Simpsons Movie - and not all of it will focus


On DVD - YoYo Girl Cop/ Dynamite Warrior

When one thinks of martial arts, and specifically movies centering around the ancient skill set, the graceful and powerful moves of the actors remain primary


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