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Napoleon’s Dynamite

It’s one of the oddest films ever to come out of Hollywood, an extended exercise in the gently bizarre that has been on near-permanent rotation in my DVD player, so much so that my wife now suspects an unhealthy obsession with a gawky, mega-awkward teen… 1,172 more words

Attempted Comedy

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

“All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I’m fine.” –Jeff Spicoli

While Fast Times at Ridgemont High is an ensemble teen drama, it’s often summed up as “that movie with Sean Penn as the stoner.” That’s fair. 503 more words


Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park 2016 lineup announced

Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park are back this summer, and the crowd-pleasing lineup has just been announced.

Outdoor films have been a Stanley Park summer tradition since 2010, and every summer the expansive lawn welcomes crowds of up to 5,000 of all ages to enjoy some of the biggest blockbusters of today and decades past. 200 more words


Farrah Finds a Home

The next few days were a blur after my dad died. My sisters and I made plans for the funeral and showing and I began working on a eulogy. 592 more words


Hidden cam confession: Shooter admits to massacre

Law enforcement has identified a person of interest in the tragic

shooting of a wolverine that made its way to North Dakota.

The animal is believed to have been the sole survivor of ‘The… 87 more words

Napoleon Dynamite - the Ugly Duckling of the MTV generation

Believe it or not I only watched “Napoleon Dynamite” last weekend. I really wish I watched the movie earlier as I’m sure I would have been more taken by its magic at a younger age. 366 more words