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Usually the goal of Insomniac Movie Theater is to highlight an established cult classic or classic train wreck through the lens of exhaustion and all of the fun side effects that come with it (halucinations, iritability, etc.), but this week’s entry is a little different. Rather than write about an established failure or a little-known, [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! I have watched “A Clockwork Orange” numerous times and it always affects me [...]

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The following is a chat/friendly argument from about an hour ago between myself and Scene-Stealers contributor George Hickman. He started it, the jerk. 5:00 PM george: even though i liked it more than you i could TOTALLY write a 10 things that would have improved Watchmen 5:03 PM me: ha ha ha ha   i can answer that [...]

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Coming off of the disastrous critical and box office reception to Showgirls in 1995, director Paul Verhoeven decided to return to the science fiction genre he was best known for, adapting Robert Heinlein’s much-revered, juvenile-oriented novel “Starship Troopers.” Verhoeven was known for the hyper-violent “RoboCop” and “Total Recall,” so filmgoers were ready for giant bugs [...]

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