Monthly Archives: December 2010

Come Out To The Coast, We’ll Get Together, Have A Few Laughs

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Seven Seconds or Less: House of the Devil (Ti West, 2009)

When dealing with pastiche, one runs the risk of caving to a certain kind of nostalgia; an enjoyment bred on familiarity. If you’re at all versed in 70s and 80s American horror movies and/or the paradigms of production, style, and … Continue reading

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Besides, He’s a Saint

Given the bias of this operation, I can be silent no longer. And let’s be honest — the Hot Stove is sometimes more appealing than cruel realities. As you may know, on December 2, 2010, the Chicago White Sox signed … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday // 005

“I SEE A DARKNESS” LINKS -The Dallas Mavericks might have the best zone defense in the NBA…ever? Beckley Mason takes a look at Hoop Speak. -NBA players are fouling out less and less, and Dan Feldman does the dirty work … Continue reading

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Seven Seconds or Less: Enter The Void (Gaspar Noé, 2010)

In the world of Gaspar Noé, death is not simply a void or darkness (or even an afterlife), but rather an acid trip through famous territories of cinematic experimentation. It seems impossible to think of Enter the Void without thinking … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday // 003 + 004

“THE SEARCHER” [Note — Since there was no field trip last Friday due to holiday excursions, please forgive the untimeliness of a few links] LINKS -Christmas came early this year for the White Sox, and Jim Margalus examines the Adam … Continue reading

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We Were Never That Comfortable With One Another To Begin With

I post here today at the risk of beating a dead horse, but as I always say, as long as the horse remains unbruised in certain areas, I’ll get the Singapore cane. It’s widely believed that in America you can’t … Continue reading

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