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Daily Archives: June 27, 2022
I’ve always had a soft spot for Beavis and Butt-Head. Or maybe that was just the Dulcolax doing its job. But here they are, 29 years after their MTV debut, moronically sniggering and slap fighting their way through their second … Continue reading
This Swiss co-production features teens making bad decisions, using each other and abusing social media and (when they’re in the picture) their parents. I rather liked “Lovecut,” which narrowly avoids the label “exploitation” in its portrayal of the shortsighted, irresponsible … Continue reading
Box office actuals, reported via studio receipts added up this AM. “Elvis” wins the weekend, for those who keep track. With “Minions” and “Thor” on the way, The King will have a short reign. But does he have legs? Will … Continue reading
Elvis comes to mind whilst watching the shoot-em-up “Code Name Banshee.” “A little less conversation, a little more action, please,” he’d sing. “All this aggravation ain’t satisfactioning me. A little more bite, a little less bark…” After a couple of … Continue reading
Documentary Review: In search of a cult film, and the Uruguayan crank who made it — “Straight to VHS”
When it comes to cult films, ours is not to reason why they gain that status. Ours is but to shrug and marvel that this rare phenomenon has occurred, again, and perhaps laugh or cringe along with the cultists, which … Continue reading