July 2000

Nick and I saw this yesterday after we found out we couldn’t move in to our new place because it was filthy and needed a lot of fixin’ and a new paint job everywhere. I was a big, big fan of the first Eddie Murphy “Nutty Professor” and deeply in need of some cheering up [...]

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Bryan Singer, the man behind “The Usual Suspects,” directed this character-heavy film that has a huge backstory and a huge cast of supporting players. Well, he knows how to handle it. Just like he did in “Suspects,” he juggles a strange story around many strange individuals and one big myth, and comes up with gold. [...]

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(Starring: Mike White, Chris Weitz, Lupe Ontiveros, Beth Colt, Paul Weitz Directed by: Miguel Arteta) Wow! Real characters in interesting situations! I’m so glad I got a chance to see a good movie on the road this time out. This low budget indie makes up for its scarce production values in original, disturbing ideas. The [...]

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Did the Farrelly brothers issue a challenge to Keenan Ivory Wayans? They must have, because not only does “Scary Movie” have more disgusting toilet humor than “Me, Myself & Irene,” but it’s also more consistently hilarious. I also never thought I would see somebody top the Farrelly brothers full onscreen ‘penis joke’ count. How about [...]

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