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Bring on the Movies!

Catching up: These first two weekends of December have been brutal for the box office and boring for the rest of us to follow along. Suffice it to say that ends this week, when the Hobbit (my guess: $70 million this weekend) kicks off 11 days of pure box office bliss. It’s one of the […]

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How Movies and Moviemakers Can Change Your Life

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox column running in Sunday’s Pocono Record. Why now write about this now, you ask? Because Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction will be playing in one-night revival shows at Cinemark Stroud Mall next week.) In 1993 I was 18 and barely had any serious experience with movies. I […]

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Post-Oscar Thoughts and Kevin Smith the Trailblazer

Sorry it’s been so long without some straight links, so here we go: I’m not buying, at all, that King’s Speech is the new favorite for the best picture Oscar simply because it got the most nominations. It’s far inferior to Social Network and Inception and Social Network has all the momentum even though it […]

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