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27 Dresses

It occurred to me while watching this movie that romantic comedies are a lot like bridesmaid dresses. Occasionally you come across one that you can bring out again and again no matter what the occasion, but most are unsightly things that manage to serve its purpose and then should never be seen again. 501 more words

Western Movie Reviews

Blarney Stoned

In the August 1996 issue of Movieline magazine, Irish-American columnist Joe Queenan examined the way the Irish have been depicted in movies.  He ranks movies based on the number of cliches they can lay claim to and crowns a then-recent indie movie as the King of Blarney. 2,975 more words


Ed Burns distribution advice

The following is an excerpt from an article from filmmaker Ed Burns and Shohawk.com.
We start at the digital concentration, step #24.  The link to the entire article entitled “30 Tips: Making and Releasing Microbudget films!” is below. 409 more words

So this is it, the finale. Join us one last time for '-30-'

After 59 episodes, well over 100 hours of discussion, countless emails and listener interactions…we’ve reached the end of our journey. For better or worse, it’s time to bring our epic mission to analyse every single episode of our favourite TV Drama ever to a close. 111 more words

Caught On The Wire

There's no escaping the tragedy in The Wire's penultimate episode - S5E09 'Late Editions'

With George Pelecanos on writing duties once again for our penultimate episode of Season 5 and the show as a whole, you’d better know that there’s no shame in holding onto grief because there’s a lot of it to be had here! 144 more words

Caught On The Wire

Books everyone should read: The Corner

The Maryland city of Baltimore was already being hit hard by deindustrialisation when heroin began flooding the streets in the 1970s. By the early 1990s it had the highest level of intravenous drug use in America. 1,035 more words