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Mar 30, 2012

Sometimes we want to have a discussion about a topic that isn't super hilarious.  The Hunger Games was such a movie.  Although it was enjoyable, we all had some serious problems with it that we wanted to discuss.

Mar 28, 2012

In the year 2 thousand and a while from now, a tyrannical government keeps its people in line by forcing their children to fight to the death, showing those fights on TV, and by using shaky cameras and quick cuts to make sure everybody watching will be a bit sick.

But the future isn't all bad.  Novelty facial hair...

Mar 20, 2012

Apparently Adam Sandler looked at the Clumps movie and thought "what if I played my sister in a movie? Wouldn't that be great?"  No, Adam.  It isn't great. This movie stinks like the poop jokes you filled it with.

Adam Sandler plays the boy-half of two fraternal twins and then puts on a wig and plays the girl-half too....

Mar 13, 2012

Without a doubt, the worst thing about The Iliad is that it doesn't have Brad Pitt in it.  Wolfgang Peterson fixed that in his 2004 movie that has almost no basis in the works of Homer.

Troy completely re-imagines the epic poem about the Trojan war as an over-long action movie about people fighting for no reason.  It...

Mar 6, 2012

When we last left our friends, they were killing each other in front of the walls of Troy.  After another 300+ pages, they're exactly where they started, though with slightly diminished numbers.  But the Iliad, like so many things, is more about the journey than the destination, and like the band Journey, the Iliad...