Monthly Archives: January 2013

Robin’s Week #30 Recommendation: The Plague Dogs (1982)

Watership Down was one of my favorite books as a child. I can still remember my father taking me to see the movie in the theater when I was 8 or 9. I think I loved it so much because … Continue reading

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Week #30: Animals

A wise man once said, “Four legs good, two legs bad.” Clearly, he never saw Cujo. This week we have one of the easiest topics imaginable. Animals have been film stars since the beginning, and the names like Trigger, Rin … Continue reading

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Bobby’s Week #29 Recommendation: The Aura (2005)

This week’s pick is a mystery crime drama from Argentina.  Ricardo Darin plays Esteban Espinosa, a taxidermist who is has a secret passion of robbing a bank.  His claim is that the cops would not be smart enough to find … Continue reading

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JDF’s Week #29 Recommendation: The League of Gentlemen (1960)

I have always loved heist movies, but it didn’t occur to me until I started researching this weeks topic just how many of my favorite films could fit in this category. There have been many variations over the years, but … Continue reading

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Robin’s Week #29 Recommendation: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

I have a soft spot in my heart for heist films. Something about the tension of the theft combined with the often clever way it is performed appeals to me. As such, my first inclination when I saw this topic … Continue reading

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Week #29: The Big Heist

A wise man once said, “Everybody needs money. That’s why they call it money.” Several thousand miles of celluloid has been devoted to the proposition that the best way to get money is to cunningly take it from someone else. … Continue reading

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Jax’s Week #28 Recommendation: 2046 (2004)

So I procrastinated like crazy posting my holiday film.  I had a really busy Christmas/New Years.  I’m glad to be back on here sharing my thoughts again.  Sorry for the delay!  This film is not a Christmas movie in the … Continue reading

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