Monthly Archives: July 2010


Salt (2010) CIA agent Evelyn Salt is on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Preposterous action film makes no attempt to be believable, which, while you’re watching it, doesn’t matter, because it’s an exciting, … Continue reading

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Spartan (2004) This image doesn’t really tell you anything about the movie. I just like pylons and highways. A secret service agent searches for the missing daughter of a prominent political figure. Things turn out to be a bit more … Continue reading

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Dan Brown in his proper place

I had to laugh when I saw this appropriate use of Dan Brown novels in my building. The funny thing is, we have a library room where people can bring their used books, but this person decided not to subject … Continue reading

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I think that’s supposed to stand for Natural Gas, but…

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I tried grabbing my dog’s harness as he ran towards danger (he’s ok), and fractured a finger in the process. Now he thinks this thing is a new toy.

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009) A man adopts a lost dog, who turns out to be extremely loyal. This is based on a true story, and the filmmakers rely in large part on its emotional power. But they also refrain … Continue reading

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Brüno (2009) A flamboyant gay Austrian model attempts to become a star in the United States. Seeking, among other things, to expose homophobes the same way he exposed racists in Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen and director Larry Charles have the … Continue reading

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