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Reeling: Luxo's Legacy

This week: Pixar’s wide canon is selectively re-evaluated.

Monsters Inc. (2001)

Monsters Inc. isn’t just part of my personal canon. It was the genesis of any interest I have in movies, for this, ladies and gentlemen, was the first film that I saw at the cinema. 919 more words

Reeling: A Column About Film

McGruff, Garofalo & Ruffalo™ In "Enter Garoppolo"

Previously: Janeane Garofalo betrayed Mark Ruffalo by taking a secret meeting with Jimmy Garoppolo of the San Francisco 49ers. Meanwhile, McGruff took a bite out of crime and arrested a Juggalo gang in an abandoned bungalow. 544 more words


It Makes Me Really Uncomfortable When People Write Nice Things About Me (BUT DON'T STOP)

Reading what Mandy Stadtmiller had to say about me in her new memoir “Unwifeable” (best part of the book) reminded me that I’ve appeared in several other memoirs that I’ve never read. 209 more words

From the Archives: The Accidental Husband

Another deep dive into the pre-Talking Movies archives uncovers a drab rom-com starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan before Watchmen and Negan!

The Accidental Husband is the sort of drab film that inspires long involved tangents in your own mind as you try to ignore the boring predictability of the on-screen action. 442 more words

Talking Movies (Reviews)

Film Review: 'The Happys'

“The Happys” is a film about self-definition that itself doesn’t know what it wants to be — a situation that renders directors Tom Gould and Jon Serpe’s indie effort a tonally confused slog. 556 more words


Screening Room: Submission

An adaptation of Francise Prose’s great 2000 novel Blue AngelSubmission is a satirical comedy about a writing professor (Stanley Tucci) who becomes more enamored than he should with the writing of one of his students (Addison Timlin). 103 more words