Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gregg Araki’s ‘Kaboom’… more like Ka-blah

Aaron: So I just watched Gregg Araki’s Kaboom on OnDemand (I love OnDemand. Truly.) and I really think it’s a big pile of dumb. I have seen a lot of Araki’s stuff and I have liked a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Top Ten of 2010

Aaron: So I posed my Top Ten list on my own blog around the beginning of the year, but I’m happy to repost it here, for Alex (who is too effing lazy to look at my blog) and for all … Continue reading

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Alex’s Top Ten of 2010

Alex: Disclaimers first. My top 10 lists are notoriously shifty. In years past I’ve looked at my list only a couple of weeks after posting it and I’ve said, “What the hell is that movie doing on there?” When we … Continue reading

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Incomplete-Sentence Reviews of 19 Movies

Alex: In the last 12 days I’ve seen 19 movies that were released in 2010. Here’s my ADHD round-up: The Kids Are All Right: Funny, touching, subversive. October Country: Very compelling, highly depressing, a portrait more than a narrative. The … Continue reading

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Another Best and Another Worst

Alex: Let me get the worst out of the way. Double Take is one of the worst movies of 2010. Now, I love Hitchcock, and I love movies that are responses to/meditations on other artists or works of art (like … Continue reading

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Alex’s One-Word Review of ‘Rabbit Hole’

Alex: Eh. Aaron: Well, I’d say ‘meh’. I really didn’t think that much of it. I think it’s about white people with white-people problems. (I don’t particularly like white people. It’s true.) There’s nothing wrong with that, but it’s not … Continue reading

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Alex Catches up on 2010, Vol. 2: “The Kids Are All Right”

Alex: At first I was annoyed by Annette Bening’s performance. She seemed to be taking refuge in neurotic behavior. But then I had an epiphany: The Kids Are All Right — and Annette’s performance in it — are a response to … Continue reading

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