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Monday, April 5 2004

Just One of the Guys (1985)

Just One of the Guys is worth repeated viewing, especially for Hyser's hilarious and charismatic performance.


Hustle and Heat (2003)

Lisa's got what Rad calls 'more firepower than Waco,' in her garage.


Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

The title refers to many 'things,' most simultaneously dirty and pretty.


Dawn of the Dead (1979)

George Romero's apocalyptic vision looks more like prophecy than fiction.


Sunday, April 4 2004

Various Artists: Non-Stop Hip Hop: The Videos [DVD]

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Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Live in Barcelona [DVD]

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Monday, March 29 2004

Xena Warrior Princess: Season Three

Xena depicts the most fully realized and evolving lesbian relationship on television.


The Vampire Effect (Chin gei bin) (2003)

The device aptly serves as metaphor for the risk currently facing Hong Kong cinema, namely, the pursuit of the global mainstream.


The Spook Who Sat By the Door (1973)

It remains one of the few uncompromised representations of black armed resistance in the United States.


Sunday, March 28 2004

Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin: Nine Hundred Nights [DVD]

Big Brother, good or bad, were caught in some remarkable crosswinds, and the tension of occupying their position makes compelling drama.


Boyz II Men: 20th Century Masters - DVD Collection

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Monday, March 22 2004

Homicide: Life on the Street: The Complete Third Season

Homicide's third season focuses increasingly on tensions among the detectives, as they endure increasingly personal devastations, over more linear storylines and more sensational murder mysteries.


Barbarians

Barbarians challenges some common misconceptions about these tribal nomads.


Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

Something's Gotta Give is best when it backs off the cute dialogue and the actors create their own moments.


Beyond Borders (2003)

The truth is shifty throughout Beyond Borders, primarily because its fiction is filtered through Sarah's eyes.


Sunday, March 21 2004

Can: CAN DVD

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Monday, March 15 2004

Starsky & Hutch: The Complete First Season

It was a show about a car, with the two leads, detectives David Starsky and Ken Hutchinson, taking second billing.


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