I only have 26 friends on Facebook, but I can't post there about my feelings, because if I do then I'll . . . morning having fun, making pizza and watching movies with the neighbors' kids. I sent invitations . . .
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2001 - A Space Odyssey
[[2001 and Beyond the Infinite]] : I've done a fair amount of online writing about movies of all sorts . . . of Christ]], [[Seven Samurai]],'' and other movies. [http://www.underview.com/2001.html Underman's . . .
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2001 and Beyond the Infinite
== An Essay by Modemac == : '''Copyright (c) 1996 - 2018 by Modemac (firstname.lastname@example.org)''' (Hosted . . . Space Odyssey'' is one of my all-time favourite movies. In fact, it might even be my favourite movie, . . . the film places on its audience. Far too few movies ask the viewer to do this: THINK! Read between . . .
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2010 - The Year We Make Contact
In 1984, the sequel to ''2001'' was released. While ''2010'' tried to follow in the footsteps of its . . . there have been worse science fiction movies than ''2010.'' But what is the point of making . . .
7K - last updated 2006-03-13 16:21 by Modemac
Having developed it to the point where it can now be put into general use, here is a system of divination . . . at the time of the release of the first of the movies in ''The Hobbit'' trilogy. I realized that this . . . time to introduce this to the public, as the movies are bringing J.R.R Tolkien into the public eye . . . However, this system is not based upon the movies – if it was, then I would be using the Futhark . . . anything based upon this system or the movies. By the way, I know about the Lord of the Rings . . .
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A Brief History of Time
Since the earliest days, Man has looked up at the stars and wondered just what was out there. Were the . . . was granted an audience with the Pope. Few other movies have the courage to tackle such cosmic ideas, . . . 90 minutes can seem like an eternity at some movies, here's one film that's not long enough. I've . . .
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A Christmas Carol
When one talks about the great classic horror films, the names "Frankenstein" and "Dracula" often pop . . . is framed in the style of the classic horror movies and German expressionist films, with masterful . . .
3K - last updated 2005-03-03 09:01 by Modemac
Lord, if there's one thing that gets people all fired up and ready to rip someone's guts out today, it's . . . see sex around us all the time - on TV, in the movies, in the stories we read, in the news. If sex . . .
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Academy of Remote Viewing
'''http://www.probablefuture.com/''' As this site states: "You will soon be walking around in a permanent . . . to cash in on the popularity of the ''Matrix'' movies, by claiming their methods will free you from . . .
2K - last updated 2005-06-15 13:05 by Modemac
After ''Beauty and the Beast'' was became the first animated feature film to be nominated for the Best . . . admirably. After a year where the biggest movies have been either disappointments (''[[Batman . . .
9K - last updated 2005-05-30 13:43 by sosodada
After spending the last three weeks watching and doing researching on animated cartoons, today I felt . . . certainly one of Eisenstein's most enjoyable movies. (Footnote: When Stalin and Hitler signed a . . .
6K - last updated 2005-06-01 07:12 by Modemac
The Church of the SubGenius has a motto for breaking away from the chains of conformity: "Repent! Quit . . . Beauty'' follows the path tread by other movies of this sort, from David Lynch's ''Blue Velvet'' . . . Beauty'' is. It's one of the few Hollywood movies to come out that dares to go for the jugular, . . .
6K - last updated 2005-04-08 16:43 by Modemac
American Family Association
* '''http://www.afa.net/''' * '''http://www.onenewsnow.com/''' To a great many people, Donald Wildmon . . . about the evil control of television and the movies by Satan. There's a good reason why he's known . . .
2K - last updated 2010-05-28 11:40 by Modemac
Amused to Death
Written in 1993... Last fall, Roger Waters' song "What God Wants" was rising up the charts, and it caught . . . mounted on the tips of ballistic missiles, and movies like ''Top Gun,'' when both are broadcast on . . .
6K - last updated 2005-09-05 18:52 by Modemac
'''http://www.arisia.org''' Science fiction conventions are seen as the epitome of geek fandom, and there's . . . of discussion panels for talking about books, movies, media, and subjects like publishing and the . . . games, lots of great things for sale, movies, videos, and round-the-park parties; there's . . .
2K - last updated 2005-02-24 19:14 by pool-151-203-80-147.bos.east.verizon.net
'''http://www.asiacarrera.com/''' Okay, I'll come right out and admit that I've never seen Asia Carrera's . . . movies. I'm not a big fan of hardcore porn, because . . . wincing. But who cares what Asia Carrera's movies are like? Her web site is a ''great'' place . . .
2K - last updated 2005-03-30 15:22 by Modemac
'''http://www.b612foundation.org''' The goal of this group is strange and obscure, but it could potentially . . . up as in those stupid "meteor threatens Earth" movies; rather, they have a plan to simply alter the . . .
1K - last updated 2013-01-10 07:19 by Modemac
'''http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html''' Phil Plait is a professor of astronomy who got mad as hell . . . have picked a more difficult target? While some movies certainly ''deserve'' to be trashed for many . . . used in a ''fantasy'' like the ''Star Wars'' movies? Plait has even published a book entitled (what . . .
2K - last updated 2007-11-20 10:36 by Modemac
Based on historical records, too. During the Burmese invasion of Siam in the 1760s, the village of Bang . . . I've been seeing some pretty good Thai movies recently and have been really taken by the historical . . .
2K - last updated 2007-09-17 19:00 by Modemac
'''http://www.bannedmagazine.com''' Joshua B. Good is a professional journalist who decided to write . . . especially focusing on censoring of film and movies. His site is a work in process, and he states . . .
1K - last updated 2008-10-04 22:38 by Modemac
Many are the ironies of Hollywood, where true genius is overlooked and boring mediocrity is worshipped . . . This guy's got talent, he's got vision, he makes movies that he can definitely call his own. But the . . . irony here is that the ''Batman'' movies, which are going to be his biggest box-office . . . hits, are not really his movies. Let me put it this way: Tim Burton, and his . . . First the strengths. As with all of Tim Burton's movies, the scenery and sets are mind-blowing. Setting . . .
5K - last updated 2005-03-15 16:16 by Modemac
''A lot of people dig this movie; so I'm actually signing this review, and perhaps someone else will . . . Inexperienced and Seen Too Many Bad Bond Movies. In which case, perhaps the proper reaction . . . Buck'n'Wing Ammo.). Thing is -- there's a lot of movies where the same can be said, and they're enjoyable, . . .
25K - last updated 2005-08-16 01:36 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens
[[image:Ultra-Vixens-Poster.jpg]] For a while, the Internet Movie Database had a link to a review at . . . it "approached the level" of [[Ed Wood Jr.]]'s movies. This review was an obvious admission of two . . . of that movie had never seen [[Ed Wood Jr.]]'s movies; and 2) he didn't even bother to realize what . . . Meyer's movies are about. The films of Russ Meyer are a legend . . . one thing that '''can't''' be said of Meyer's movies, it's that they're demeaning to women. The women . . .
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'''http://www.bibleman.com''' Holy Communion, Batman! Move over, Professor X! It's time now for ''The . . . remember ''Paradise''...It was one of the first movies I saw on late-night cable (not too long after . . . we got it) that made me realize the movies on there showed NAKED PEOPLE. And not only did . . .
2K - last updated 2014-06-12 08:38 by Modemac
* '''http://www.bobneveritt.com/''' * http://www.fivebodied.com/archives/audio/catalog/CompleteBobTimeline.html . . . Lately he's become a fan of the ''Matrix'' movies, and he works them into his writing and speeches . . .
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Books and Zines
While I'm certainly no slouch when it comes to reading books, and I've read my fair share, my book reading . . . about two dozen reviews of various books and movies on video. A few are copied from the text on . . .
7K - last updated 2016-12-27 17:56 by Modemac
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Francis Ford Coppola's newest film, ''Bram Stoker's Dracula'', is an intelligent, well-made vampire movie . . . and it's a tribute to the great Universal horror movies of old (including the original ''Dracula'', . . . resembles) and the classic Universal monster movies, giving us lavish sets and special effects galore . . .
4K - last updated 2005-03-15 16:33 by Modemac
This may not have been Mel Gibson's first directorial effort, but it's certainly the most egotistical . . . of his movies. Gibson's portrayal of William Wallace is so . . . is a running theme in a number of Gibson's movies.) The movie is certainly not boring, and the . . . usually given to the most "politically correct" movies anyways. . . .
2K - last updated 2006-03-03 15:49 by Modemac
_'''http://www.capalert.com/''' I just had to include this one, because you won't believe it until you . . . see it. Do you want your movies rated from a good "Christian" point of view? . . . Check this one out: they take the latest movies and rate them according to "Wanton Violence," . . . and of course "Offense to God." This site rates movies with a graphic of a traffic light: Green means . . . get a good idea of their opinion of modern-day movies by noting the fact that they give a "red light" . . .
2K - last updated 2008-12-28 12:22 by Modemac
Cast Iron Chaos
<h3><b><i>Mod Externa</i>...cooking up anarchy and Chaos with a touch of cynical . . . Culimancy]] (and other Epicurian delights) * [[Movies]] ** [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]] ** [[Animation]] . . .
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Cast Iron Movie Reviews
If there's one accomplishment of civilization that lets a casual viewer achieve an experience close to . . . medium for entertainment ever devised, the movies have brought the art of storytelling to a visual . . . These entries are worth reading, even if the movies may not be worth watching. == 1 to 0 == * ''[[2001 . . .
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Christianity and Anti-Christianity
<h2>Christianity</h2> [[Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps]] : Every stereotype . . . these guys declare to the world that God hates movies! [[Catholic Worker Movement]] : Roman Catholic . . . : Remember, folks -- those evil Harry Potter movies are bringing our children into the occult! [[Left . . .
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http://condensed.the-wabe.com/ A [http://www.livejournal.com/~mia_d friend of mine] does these (full . . . now it is)! Basically, she'll take really awful movies and condense them down into 3 panels, as to . . .
1K - last updated 2005-06-20 19:04 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
'''http://www.conspiracyplanet.com''' Many of the other political conspiracy Web sites are static and . . . movie reviews entitled ''Hoodwinked: Watching Movies with Eyes Wide Open,'' which exposes the ''secret . . . hidden messages'' embedded in popular movies these days. (Example: "''X-Men:'' Psychic Warfare . . .
2K - last updated 2007-08-07 16:06 by Modemac
[[image:coonskin.jpg|Coonskin|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/coonskin_xlg.jpg]] Racial satire has been . . . to die at the box office. This is one of those movies you have to see at least once, just for the . . .
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Coq a la Biere
[[image:coqauvin-thumb.jpg|Coq au Vin|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/download/coqauvin.jpg]] . . . husband came there to see all of Woody Allen's movies when they debuted. They were BIG people! I don't . . .
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Coq au Vin
[[image:coqauvin-thumb.jpg|Coq au Vin|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/download/coqauvin.jpg]] . . . husband came there to see all of Woody Allen's movies when they debuted. They were BIG people! I don't . . .
7K - last updated 2015-08-15 11:22 by Modemac
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
There's a long-held belief that movie critics hate movies made for simple entertainment (especially action-adventure . . . movies), while they fawn admiringly over anything with . . . is supposedly one of his greatest chop-socky movies. It was indeed a spectacle that dazzled the . . . alien monsters in a dozen Hollywood action movies; there's no reason to gripe about the methods . . . the slow but steady flow of low-budget Hong Kong movies that we've seen in the country over the past . . .
5K - last updated 2005-03-15 17:05 by Modemac
Cultra Rare Videos
'''http://cultrararevideos.com''' A ''wonderful'' site specializing in offering ''free'' (and legal) . . . downloads of B-movies, low-budget splatter films, public domain horror . . . movies, and movies that the motion picture industry . . . and other prime trash. Many of these movies are the kind you can see in the $1 DVD bin at . . . R-rated splatter flicks and a few sexploitation movies here too. There's even a TV section that has . . .
2K - last updated 2009-04-15 20:59 by Modemac
Dark Secrets - Inside Bohemian Grove
'''''Dark Secrets''''' is different from the past films which I have reviewed in that it presents itself . . . for many conspiracy laden individuals. His movies have broken the top 10 list at YouTube (which . . . RELIGION). But aside from all of that, his movies are good fun if you just want to kick back and . . .
11K - last updated 2009-08-18 17:27 by Modemac
Death Becomes Her
I remember reading a short story about the Fountain of Youth back in high school; the story's title was . . . Zemeckis truly has a gift for comedy. Of the movies he's directed so far, his masterpiece was 1988's . . . It's better than most of the other big-budget movies to come out in 1992; there are no real flaws . . .
5K - last updated 2005-03-15 20:16 by Modemac
_'''http://www.divx.com/''' Known officially as "MPEG 4", DivX is a format for digitized video that is . . . first hints at an upcoming revolution of bootleg movies being traded worldwide are already in existence...and . . . here's a direct link to it: http://download.divxmovies.com/DivXPlay.exe . . .
2K - last updated 2005-08-07 11:13 by Modemac
This weird little gem should be on a double feature with the similar but much more kinetic "The Butterfly . . . being part of an evolving dialogue. Sure, I like movies about people going nuts; I can relate, har har. . . . I read the thing [http://www.salon.com/ent/movies/feature/2004/07/23/darko/index_np.html Salon] . . .
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Stanley Kubrick's (from a script co-written with [[Terry Southern]] and Peter George) jet-black, unforgettable . . . was a stepping stone to my understanding of movies and film, and I paid tribute to it (and to its . . .
13K - last updated 2009-10-16 16:26 by Modemac
''Duck Soup'' is the most famous and arguably the best of all the Marx Bros.' movies, though audiences . . . Holy Grail'' than any of the great Marx Bros. movies. . . .
2K - last updated 2005-05-29 02:23 by Modemac
Focus on the Family
'''http://www.family.org/''' You've heard of Focus on the Family, no doubt -- but it's hard to understand . . . web site featuring spiritual reviews of movies, videos, TV, and music! These guys are offended . . .
5K - last updated 2009-11-02 11:44 by Modemac
Whether you love her or hate her, there's one thing that can be said about the late, great Pauline Kael: . . . she got you to sit up and ''think'' about the movies. Many people avoid and put down her writing . . . because her lovely prose on the high art of movies is a joy to read and a wonder to behold. (She . . . reviews always made you think twice about the movies, and she has the courage to dare to attack those . . .
2K - last updated 2008-03-24 20:35 by Modemac
Many of the great motion pictures of the 1930s have faded away in the memories of the public, either . . . first think of when we think of Universal horror movies…and, especially, when we think of Whale the . . . and a keen, morbid sense of humor that sets his movies apart from other horror films of the day. The . . . ''Frankenstein'' is one of many Hollywood movies that took enormous creative liberties with its . . .
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Frankenstein - 1970
A couple of months ago, because it was unusually weird and inexplicable, I was wistfully recalling here . . . it. It's very dumb mayhem. As often happens in movies like these, for some reason a whole team of . . . time. Luckily there are still hundreds of old movies, stills, comics etc. from my youth that I still . . . hurry. The Internet will provide. P.S. Like most movies of this nature, even though ''Frankenstein 1970'' . . .
6K - last updated 2008-01-20 16:57 by Modemac
Funeral Parade of Roses
[[image:baranosoretsu06.jpg]] http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064068/ http://www.thegline.com/dvd-of-the-week/2004/03-28-2004.htm . . . interesting to do a Double Feature of the two movies, I think. The rough outline -- it's a retelling . . .
4K - last updated 2005-08-17 15:31 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
The movie begins in a classroom, as a group of students and their teacher compose a list of names of . . . relatively "controversial" or financially risky movies to mainstream theaters, such as Kenneth Branagh's . . . won't be disappointed when you see ''Go Fish''. Movies like this are often promoted as "the emergence . . .
8K - last updated 2005-05-31 11:56 by Modemac
=== Why Does Rob Zombie Hate His Audience? === That is the only question/conclusion that I can come to . . . like someone who lost a lover over old home movies of her and Michael together? She didn’t kill . . .
9K - last updated 2009-09-02 05:10 by Modemac
He Loves Me He Loves Me Not
'''Before I get started, this review contains a lot of spoilers for ''He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not''. . . . wouldn't be the end of the world. There're worse movies you could pick up. A lot of reviews seemed to . . .
10K - last updated 2012-06-10 20:27 by Modemac
'''http://libertyfoundationgospelministries.org''' Probably the most popular and well-known of Africa's . . . that in Mrs. Ukpabio's case, she's making these movies to tell us all the ''truth'' about child witches. . . .
6K - last updated 2010-07-18 18:21 by Modemac
HOLY MOTHER OF GOD. Seriously. HOLY MOTHER OF GOD. I got this movie because [[DEVO]] stars in it, and . . . I knew it was supposed to be one of the worst movies ever made, but I thought it'd be an enjoyable . . .
4K - last updated 2005-06-04 02:18 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
Husbands and Wives
''Husbands and Wives'' stands to be Woody Allen's biggest hit, thanks to the supposed parallels between . . . but this isn't just a retread of those movies. It could easily tell those stories over again, . . . Allen's appeal: he's the Charlie Brown of the movies. He takes all of our own fears and anxieties . . . It's a way of breaking the "fourth wall" of the movies, breaking down the barrier between fiction and . . . from one moment to the next in the style of home movies.) If you go to see ''Husbands and Wives'' expecting . . .
6K - last updated 2007-04-17 19:19 by Modemac
Incredibly Strange Films
'''http://www.postfun.com/xre/''' You're bound to find one or more of these books at your local Tower . . . made over the years by people who love making movies, insist on following their own visions, and . . . to the corporate image of Hollywood. Sure, the movies were trash -- but this book will show you how . . .
2K - last updated 2005-10-11 17:03 by Modemac
''July 3, 2005:'' Nine years after ''Independence Day'' blasted its way into summer movie theaters, this . . . audiences around the world for years. American movies have such a stranglehold on foreign markets . . .
5K - last updated 2015-10-26 07:14 by Modemac
"Dave. Stop. Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I . . . A Space Odyssey.'' Of all the science fiction movies ever made, this one stands as the pinnacle of . . . today this film is the standard by which many movies are measured. Before ''2001,'' futuristic gadgets . . . gaudy effect of the type displayed in such movies as ''This Island Earth'' or ''Earth Vs. The . . . the juvenile notion that all alien beings in the movies were "invaders" with antannae on their heads, . . .
6K - last updated 2006-03-23 20:50 by Modemac
Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite
And now, at long last, the ''Discovery'' has arrived at Jupiter. Dave now knows the true purpose of the . . . Ebert states [[[Works Cited|1]]] that in some movies, a vague and unexplained setting such as this . . .
14K - last updated 2006-03-23 20:53 by Modemac
My ears are still ringing and my head is still swimming from the experience I had last night: I saw Steven . . . a weakness inherent in all of Spielberg's movies. I could go on and on about those dinosaurs. . . . commented that when it comes to control of his movies, Spielberg is more obsessive than David Lynch.) . . . is essentially an update of the classic monster movies of the 1950s, those films that state that There . . . one of the most exciting, terrifying monster movies ever filmed. Spielberg even tops his own ''Jaws'' . . .
13K - last updated 2005-03-15 20:36 by Modemac
'''http://www.crossroad.to''' Damn, I thought the idiotic diatribes against the Satanic and occult influences . . . the ''Harry Potter'' and ''Lord of the Rings'' movies have inspired the religious "Protect The Children" . . . on "Twelve reasons not to see the Harry Potter movies," and "Potter Mania and Unconscious Learning: . . .
1K - last updated 2005-05-12 05:13 by Modemac
Most of the ''anime'' imported here from Japan caters to the stereotypical American fanboy audience (i.e. . . . films (there are subtle references in all of his movies, in one way or another), and his movies are . . . market: science fiction action-adventure movies with lots of mecha, demons, spaceships, and . . .
3K - last updated 2005-03-03 08:03 by Modemac
Mad Dog and Glory
What a refreshing movie this was! In these days of Hollywood "cop" movies, where the good guys are macho . . . isn't the black-and-white world of Hollywood cop movies. Stuff like this happens all the time, and there's . . .
7K - last updated 2005-03-15 20:55 by Modemac
Morality In Media Inc.
* '''http://www.moralityinmedia.org''' * '''http://www.obscenitycrimes.org''' This organization was founded . . . to '''SEX''' and '''PORNOGRAPHY''' on TV, in the movies, in print, and on the Internet. '''Especially''' . . .
3K - last updated 2010-01-02 13:53 by Modemac
'''Sermonizing and Rants''' [[2001 and Beyond the Infinite]] : An essay on the movie ''2001: A Space . . . written and posted to the newsgroup rec.arts.movies.reviews over the past few years. [http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/RQYFCGC1W5A9/ref=cm_pdp_sylt_title_2 . . . So you'd like to...see classic SF movies made before Star Wars (Pt 1)] [http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/2UGEVA79TADJA/ref=cm_pdp_sylt_title_1 . . . So you'd like to...see classic SF movies made before Star Wars (Pt 2)] : A two-part essay . . . who seem to think that all good science fiction movies were made after 1977. You'd be surprised how . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-03 18:54 by Modemac
'''http://www.mozilla.org/''' Before Netscape and Internet Explorer, there was the ''Mosaic'' Web browser, . . . images, directories, video/audio files or flash movies) '''http://roachfiend.com/archives/2005/02/07/bugmenot/''' . . .
3K - last updated 2005-09-02 07:10 by Modemac
Much Ado About Nothing
After a meteoric career on the stage, Kenneth Branagh made his directing debut with William Shakespeare's . . . own niche in the cutthroat world of Hollywood movies. Long after black-and-white movies were considered . . . to Orson Welles, Hitchcock and the "film noir" movies of the 1940s, and again he scored a box-office . . . who's determined to buck the system and get the movies made that HE wants to make, without being reduced . . . About Nothing'' is definitely one of the best movies I've seen so far in 1993-- and if the rest of . . .
9K - last updated 2005-03-15 21:01 by Modemac
My Neighbor Totoro
[[Hayao Miyazaki]] is one of the most popular animators in Japan. He makes animated feature films with . . . to the entire family; young kids can watch his movies as well as grown-ups. This, plus the fact that . . . animation fans here in America, who want his movies to reach as wide an audience over here as they . . . itself after producing such deliberately awful movies as ''The Toxic Avenger'' and ''Surf Nazis Must . . . or you're just a person who likes watching movies with good animation and good stories, you'll . . .
8K - last updated 2005-07-26 16:06 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
''Naked Lunch'' is one of those movies so full of bizarre images that it can blow you away the first . . . on September 18, 1999 and posted to ''rec.arts.movies.past-films'' . . .
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Natural Born Killers
When ''Natural Born Killers'' premiered in 1994, it created a storm of controversy over its controversy. . . . even consider watching so-called "avant-garde" movies that use the same effects to make a much more . . .
11K - last updated 2010-07-27 08:42 by Modemac
The guy who put out ''[[Trans]]'' and ''[[Human Highway]]'', among a bunch of other stuff. He worked . . . He's put out a ton of records and a couple movies. He seems to be pretty cool. I think this is . . .
1K - last updated 2005-06-22 18:28 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
Having just purchased the DVD of F.W. Murnau's great ''Nosferatu,'' I'm intrigued by the way the mood . . . it's because I grew up in the modern era of movies, where fully orchestral movie soundtracks are . . .
3K - last updated 2005-03-03 09:05 by Modemac
Online Encyclopedia of Weirdness Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
BOSTON, February 25, 2010: A online "directory of the differently-saned" is celebrating its fifth anniversary . . . extensive sections on entertainment (including [[Movies|cult movies]] and [[Online Comics|online comics]]). . . .
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Paul Vancleve Productions
'''http://www.cosmicx.org''' This guy is an independent filmmaker who's managed to cobble together at . . . feature films. He sells and offers free movies of a comedic and science fiction nature, such . . .
1K - last updated 2006-08-02 09:26 by Modemac
Without a doubt, the best movie you could see in the theatre this summer--indeed, almost amy summer--is . . . this, but this time it's true: they don't make movies like this anymore. Walt Disney's greatest animated . . . it on your TV screen just isn't the same. Some movies deserve to be on the big screen, and ''Pinocchio'' . . . allow such moments of danger and terror into his movies--and they suffered as a result. The transformation . . . All too often, makers of so-called "children's movies" hesitate to add strong emotional sequences . . .
6K - last updated 2006-04-17 15:32 by Modemac
Pinocchio (CAV Laserdisc)
Back in the early 1990s, during the heyday of laserdisc (remember laserdiscs?!?), I shelled out a ton . . . of money for a number of my favorite movies on laserdisc. Laserdiscs are effectively worthless . . . unlike any other, and truly one of the greatest movies of all time. Yes, folks, it's true: ''Pinocchio'' . . .
9K - last updated 2009-03-12 07:13 by Modemac
'''http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger''' One of the great achievements of the Internet! The Prelinger . . . films, police training, "social guidance," home movies...and many of these films are pure 100% ''propaganda!'' . . . just go absolutely ''nuts'' downloading bad movies from this place. Here are some absolute ''must-have'' . . . movies to download from Prelinger. A sign that society . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-03 18:57 by Modemac
Reading the Tengwar
'''Primary URL for this Web page: http://www.modemac.com/tengwar''' ---- == Magical Readings using Elvish . . . to cash on Peter Jackson's upcoming ''Hobbit'' movies (though I'm crossing my fingers and hoping against . . . hope that they will succeed as good movies). This is an expression of my own magic, using . . . at the time of the release of the first of the movies in ''The Hobbit'' trilogy. I realized that this . . . time to introduce this to the public, as the movies are bringing J.R.R Tolkien into the public eye . . .
6K - last updated 2012-12-27 07:50 by Modemac
WHAT'S UP WITH THAT EGO, WARREN BEATTY? YOU ARE WORSE THAN ERIC CLAPTON! CARLY SIMON WAS RIGHT ABOUT . . . about 14 minutes into ''Reds'' this time. Most movies which are set in the past have the same central . . .
6K - last updated 2010-05-07 12:41 by Modemac
'''http://www.refused-classification.com''' Have you ever wondered what the Conspiracy is trying to hide . . . Web site will show you all the cool movies, video games, books, magazines and TV shows . . .
2K - last updated 2007-10-11 07:21 by Modemac
Robert Anton Wilson
'''http://www.rawilson.com/main.shtml''' [[Rev. Ivan Stang]] writes about Robert Anton Wilson: "Pope . . . AND Wavy Gravy, getting high and talking about MOVIES. They're all intense movie buffs, way more than . . . the kind of books that Hollywood likes to make movies of. He wrote the kinds of books that weird individuals . . .
6K - last updated 2006-10-03 19:05 by Modemac
Paul Verhoeven came to Hollywood after making ''The Fourth Man,'' and Hollywood promptly devoured him . . . by the Conspiracy! Consider... In most movies, We are meant to identify with the hero - that . . .
5K - last updated 2011-02-16 09:46 by Modemac
Rogue One - A Star Wars Story
[[image:rogueone.jpg]] ''Rogue One'' is almost certainly one of the biggest and most extreme "fan service" . . . movies ever made. Even more than ''The Force Awakens,'' . . . like a ''Star Wars'' movie than any of the seven movies released before. ''Star Wars'' is, of course, . . . a fantasy adventure series and all of the movies until now have intentionally been made in a . . . borrowing from Howard Hawks and even modern war movies like ''Black Hawk Down'' and ''Saving Private . . .
10K - last updated 2017-02-09 08:15 by Modemac
Romeo and Juliet
Last night we started watching this ancient film, which I missed when it was made, due to kids, Church . . . all git-out. This was one of those hundreds of movies that I read glowing (or hating) reviews of when . . . I have been methodically seeing all those movies I missed. This one kicks ass! It's like one . . .
3K - last updated 2009-03-11 12:26 by Modemac
One of Stephen Chow's best mo lei tau comedies. Chow is pretending to be a eunuch in the Imperial City . . . (you might recognize her from a bunch of Jet Li movies and some other Chow flicks),who plays the Princess . . .
1K - last updated 2009-03-14 16:42 by FraterSODDI
'''''Santa Claus''''' (1959) - 92 minutes long, thankfully' In days of yore, movie theaters would have . . . he also blessed kiddie matinees with bad Mexican movies about fairy tales. And with ''Santa Claus,'' . . . impressionable little minds. Aren't Christmas movies great? --Paul E. Jamison . . .
10K - last updated 2009-12-14 20:10 by Modemac
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
[[image:Santa Claus Conquers The Martians Poster|Santa Claus Conquers The Martians|https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Santa_Claus_Conquers_the_Martians_1.jpg]] . . . today. Of the various kiddie-oriented holiday movies to appear over the years, ''Santa Claus Conquers . . . is often compared with the two most famous bad movies of all, ''[[Plan 9 from Outer Space]]'' and . . . their audiences and deliver a good time at the movies. Science fiction films of the early-to-mid-1950s . . . today. Sympathetic movie fans know that these movies are indeed as awful as their legends say, but . . .
10K - last updated 2017-12-19 20:50 by Modemac
Save The Green Planet
It's really rare that you find a perfect movie -- one that's just perfectly written and directed. There's . . . the sort of movie I watch movies to discover and savor and adore. One final thing . . .
6K - last updated 2005-05-31 05:22 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
Scent of a Woman
Martin Brest first hit the big time as the director of ''Beverly Hills Cop'', the movie that epitomized . . . of course; the First Rule of Hollywood college movies states that the principal must have the IQ and . . . in Charlie's defense, trying like so many other movies to capture the magic of ''Mr. Smith Goes to . . .
8K - last updated 2006-09-04 21:30 by Modemac
: ''Review written December 29, 1993, and posted to the newsgroup '''rec.arts.movies''' and Fidonet '''FILM-L''':'' . . . to be something more than a director of action movies and box-office hits. He wants to be an auteur . . . only make light-hearted "family entertainment" movies. His previous attempts at making "adult" drama . . . and thus he failed. The fatal flaw in his movies has been that of character: he has trouble bringing . . . in a year where we've had some very good movies. But as a character portrait of an enigmatic . . .
18K - last updated 2007-02-08 13:59 by Modemac
Akira Kurosawa's stunning, epic saga of seven samurai defending an apparently helpless village from raiding . . . in feudal Japan is one of the greatest adventure movies of all time. It's three hours long and still . . . but even if he had never made any other movies after ''Seven Samurai'' (and he made two dozen . . . have been assured. This is one of those rare movies where every scene is important, and not one . . .
2K - last updated 2008-01-21 05:15 by Modemac
One of the genuine legends of film history. While it's not as tragic as Erich von Stroheim's ''Greed, . . . physical examination several years later! Silent movies are one of the lost treasures of American culture... . . . of the Silent Era are being discussed on ''alt.movies.silent.'' As a tribute to Buster Keaton, one . . .
2K - last updated 2005-03-03 08:06 by Modemac
'''http://www.revengeismydestiny.com''' (Great domain name!) There entire ''universes'' of strange film . . . if you participate in the newsgroup ''alt.cult-movies,'' you're likely to run into Mark (along with . . .
2K - last updated 2007-08-16 12:30 by Modemac
Some Like It Hot
Last night, at last, I finally saw the Billy Wilder classic ''Some Like It Hot.'' I've been meaning to . . . surface. The amazing thing about Billy Wilder's movies is the way he fills the entire story with detail, . . .
5K - last updated 2005-03-16 08:17 by Modemac
Something Weird Video
'''http://somethingweird.com''' Somewhere in your area, there ''must'' be a video store that sells or . . . schlock, sexploitation, mondo trasho low-budget movies ever filmed in the entire history of motion . . . I don't know if I want to actually by the movies on those trailers, but the trailers themselves . . .
2K - last updated 2007-07-31 09:18 by Modemac
Star Wars - The Force Awakens
http://cdn01.cdn.justjared.com/wp-content/uploads/headlines/2015/10/star-wars-the-force-awakens-poster.jpg . . . the goofy, joyous sense of *fun* rarely seen in movies -- the same feeling we had when we first saw . . . to him. Female heroic leads are so scarce in the movies that many reviews of ''The Force Awakens'' have . . . what if it's obvious: it's something adventure movies have needed for a long time. Along with Clarice . . . years ago, and a *lot* has changed since then. Movies have striven to capture the magic that caught . . .
8K - last updated 2016-01-20 18:32 by Modemac
It's been a few years now since Paul Verhoeven's adaptation of Robert Heinlein's ''Starship Troopers'' . . . is not one of the high points of science fiction movies. But in spite of the critical drubbing this . . . warp from 300 years in the future. Quite a few movies have taken on a new level of irony or "meaning" . . . it's kept under control more than in his other movies; the most offensive bit here is probably Dizzy . . . bad, you moron! Fuck 'er already!" As far as bad movies go, I'd rather experience one like ''Starship . . .
10K - last updated 2009-01-30 13:12 by Modemac
[[image:steakdiane01.jpg]] [[image:steakdiane02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/vsIQeSUBYKo YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/vsIQeSUBYKo . . . Your Hot Date]'' You know those many scenes from movies and TV where a couple sits at a fancy restaurant, . . .
6K - last updated 2017-10-12 08:44 by Modemac
'''http://video.adultswim.com/superjail/index.html''' The question boggles the mind when asked, "Why . . . ''anything'' else showing today, on TV or in the movies. There's no CGI, the designs seem to be taken . . .
5K - last updated 2010-12-03 07:47 by Modemac
''The Blue Danube'' floats gently across the screen, calming the audience down and instilling an atmosphere . . . like today: machine-like. We are used to seeing movies where the characters are full of emotion - they . . .
13K - last updated 2006-03-23 20:52 by Modemac
Talk about Funeral Parade of Roses
Someone likes your review! http://groups-beta.google.com/group/alt.movies.kubrick/browse_frm/thread/919fc7d42340b7bc/1815bd69b0a1c578?tvc=1&q=funeral+parade+of+roses&hl=en#1815bd69b0a1c578 . . .
3K - last updated 2005-07-23 00:11 by Modemac
Talk about baddaddy1967
Thanks for the comments on ''The Green Slime,'' man! Like so many others, I first saw that one on the . . . caught my attention, as it was one of the few movies I'd seen where the good guys actually "lost." . . .
1K - last updated 2005-03-16 15:25 by Modemac
'''http://www.texavery.com/''' The two most famous names in animation are Walt Disney and Chuck Jones, . . . countless directors and even live-action movies; he broke away from Disney's ultra-realistic . . .
2K - last updated 2006-03-15 09:44 by Modemac
Texas Chainsaw Massacre II (1982)
I've seen this movie 10-12 times AND IT JUST GETS FUNNIER EVERY TIME. This film has no redeeming social . . . for his entire cinematic output. Modern horror movies owe more to this little gem than anyone would . . .
1K - last updated 2009-03-14 16:54 by FraterSODDI
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
During the 1980s, [[Terry Gilliam]] directed a trio of movies that he referred to as the "Dreams" trilogy: . . . is expressed differently in each of the three movies: in ''[[Brazil]],'' the hero escapes the imagination-killing . . .
2K - last updated 2005-05-31 11:19 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
The Anarchist Pogo Party of Deutschland
Arbeit ist Scheisse! http://www.appd.de/ These fine ladies and gentlemen recently provided over a million . . . their policies: http://ar.pogopartei.de/website/movies/wahlspot.wmv Although in German, the message . . .
1K - last updated 2006-01-20 06:38 by Profit MooHamHead
The Bride of Frankenstein
[[image:Bride of Frankenstein.jpg]] [[image:Bride Prologue.jpg]] [[image:Bride Creation.jpg]] '''See . . . be a horror film buff, or just anyone who enjoys movies in general, needs to experience the great Universal . . . monster movies of the 1930s...and even the 1920s. One of the . . . and still shines as one of the greatest horror movies of all time. From there, naturally, a person . . . watching the great classic monster movies would carry on and watch 1935's ''The Bride . . .
22K - last updated 2017-10-03 08:04 by Modemac
'''http://tinyurl.com/37wtyu''' -- watch the film on Google Video * http://www.bretthanover.com * [http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=%22The+Bridge%22+scientology&page=1&so=0&lr= . . . while potshots have been taken at Scientology in movies (''Bowfinger,'' ''Schizopolis''), on TV (''Millennium'' . . . cost concerns are one reason why "underground" movies of this sort are often filmed in black and white, . . .
20K - last updated 2013-05-13 11:08 by Modemac
The Castle of Cagliostro
[[Hayao Miyazaki]] is best known as the director of ''[[My Neighbor Totoro]]'', the smash hit Japanese . . . all it is a fun, entertaining movie. Miyazaki's movies have all been aimed at the "family" audience, . . . created and produced many animated series and movies before the success of ''Totoro'', however. Among . . . series were produced, along with two animated movies: ''The Fuma Conspiracy'' and ''The Castle of . . . suggested that Disney has released Miyazaki's movies in such a way that they don't compete with Disney's . . .
7K - last updated 2005-08-29 17:48 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
The Commercial Album
[[Rev. Syung Myung Me]]: This was the album that caused the critical backlash -- just because, well, . . . videos (including the original four ''One Minute Movies'', which are also on display at MoMA) made by . . .
2K - last updated 2005-07-25 15:52 by Rev. Syung Myung Me
The Compleat Tex Avery
''The following article was written for '''[http://www.fpsmagazine.com/ fps: The Magazine of Animation]''' . . . and ''The Naked Gun,'' and the success of those movies proves that we'll always go for Avery's insane, . . .
13K - last updated 2009-02-12 10:18 by Modemac
: Posted to ''rec.arts.movies.past-films'' on November 18, 2001 -- one month before the release of ''The . . . and making it difficult to enjoy the two movies as halves of one story. I'm hoping against hope . . . of the Rings'' films will be satisfying as *movies*, rather than simply as adaptations of Tolkien's . . .
6K - last updated 2007-05-30 11:29 by Modemac
Finally, a real MONSTER movie. Korea. Due to the American military's evil stupidity, toxic chemicals . . . which is a real nice touch, since in most movies the characters don't develop at all. Particularly . . .
2K - last updated 2009-03-14 15:57 by FraterSODDI
The King of Comedy
This Martin Scorsese film came out in 1983, when I was too busy raising children and religions to watch . . . many movies, and although I had heard vague nice things . . . mental illness. Friendly Pookas are only in the movies. And though there are plenty of Rupert Pupkins . . . around, only in the movies do they end up in the movies. ''[[the Ruling . . .
4K - last updated 2008-03-21 15:34 by Modemac
The Language of Film
: '''A Homage to Stanley Kubrick''' : by Modemac Like so many others, I have enjoyed Stanley Kubrick's . . . movies immensely over the years. And like so many others, . . . upon my way of looking at the world -- and at movies in general. I am thinking of the way that Stanley . . . Kubrick taught me how to "read" movies and understand what I can only describe as "the . . . "language" is universal, and it exists in all movies in one form or another. Because this "language" . . .
8K - last updated 2009-10-16 16:23 by Modemac
The Letterbox and Widescreen Advocacy Page
_'''http://www.widescreen.org/''' Did you know that when you watch many great movies on TV (including . . . because most widely released video editions of movies aren't properly formatted to fit the widescreen . . .
1K - last updated 2005-02-22 10:36 by 126.96.36.199
The Lion King
: Posted to ''rec.arts.movies.reviews'' on June 30, 1994: Walt Disney came up with a winning formula . . . we'll see in ''True Lies''). As in all great movies, it's the story and the characters that count, . . . is starting to seep into the Disney empire--its movies are safe, non-controversial, and bland; the . . .
9K - last updated 2009-09-10 04:37 by Modemac
The Man Who Would Be King
FREEMASONS VS. AFGHANS. Probably one of the best adventure films ever made. It's from 1975 but looks . . . that we've become accustomed to in recent movies. Caine and Connery are the best buddy team ever . . . in the role of Roxanne. This is one of those movies that I will forever kick myself for missing . . . other year or so, just to remind yourself that movies can be more than they are now. . . .
2K - last updated 2009-03-14 16:31 by FraterSODDI
The Mummy Returns
I saw ''The Mummy Returns'' when it premiered in theaters (on request), and the movie was actually better . . . book and pulp fans like us) than most other movies of this ilk, fortunately, and there's nothing . . . the heyday of the cheap 1950s and 1960s sci-fi movies, directors and producers would have sold their . . . suffers from the same problem of many Hollywood movies of the early 1930s -- it can get stiff and wooden . . .
3K - last updated 2010-12-03 07:48 by Modemac
The Muppet Movie
I received a video of ''The Muppet Movie'' for my birthday, so I've had a chance to take a good look . . . Movie'' that separates it from later Muppet movies. It makes fun of our suspension of disbelief, . . . wall" and making fun of the concept of watching movies. The whole movie is built around this theme, . . . you would expect from a "kiddie movie." I love movies that play with the audience like this. This . . . Muppet Movie'' is the best of all of the Muppet movies. . . .
4K - last updated 2005-03-16 07:43 by Modemac
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Well, look here -- it's a movie from Hollywood that actually defends pornography! In this day and age . . . that egotistic jerk who thinks every one of his movies has to be an Important Wake-Up Call To America) . . . and who usually play the role of the bad guys in movies of this sort. (Falwell sued Flynt after ''Hustler'' . . .
8K - last updated 2005-07-30 07:41 by Modemac
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Say the words "cult classic"...SAY IT! I guarantee you this movie popped into your head. The Rocky Horror . . . King (well..more like, Queen) of the Midnight Movies, and the only audience participation movie that . . .
1K - last updated 2005-12-20 15:29 by Capt. Zeston Norelco
The Secret Garden
''Posted to '''rec.arts.movies.reviews''' on August 18, 1993:'' Hollywood hates children. The major studios . . . see movies made for the entire family as quick money-makers . . . so that the good guys can have a happy ending. Movies for children these days must contain idiotic . . . slapstick, such as with the ''Home Alone'' movies and ''Dennis the Menace'', or else they must . . . destroys the conventions of Hollywood "family" movies. It's the most amazing feature film since ''The . . .
8K - last updated 2010-07-16 05:45 by Modemac
The War Zone
Some thoughts on a disturbing movie... I watched Tim Roth's ''The War Zone'' last night, and it's everything . . . quiet "action" taking place on the scene. Few movies seem to be able to catch this feeling; and the . . .
6K - last updated 2009-01-15 05:04 by Modemac
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Every so often, my Mom would force my brothers and me to sit down in front of the TV and watch one of . . . her favorite movies...and usually, I'd end up enjoying it. (Seeing . . . Worlds'' has been one of my all-time favorite movies ever since. It took years for me to see it on . . .
8K - last updated 2006-10-31 14:58 by Modemac
The Wicker Man
The print of ''The Wicker Man'' that is currently playing on the FearNet pay-per-view cable channel begins . . . Newsgroups: alt.slack,rec.arts.movies.past-films,alt.cult-movies,alt.pagan,alt.religion.wicca . . .
9K - last updated 2009-09-16 12:20 by Modemac
This Filthy World
Director John Waters, famous for both numerous shock films like ''[[Pink Flamingos]]'' and amusing tangents . . . the far more twisted ''[[Female Trouble]].'' "My movies celebrate people who think they are normal when . . .
5K - last updated 2008-03-26 07:20 by Modemac
'''http://www.tm.org''' Decades before John Travolta plugged for [[Scientology]], the Beatles spent some . . . hover. Have you seen any of those bits in the movies, on TV, and in cartoons showing a person sitting . . .
4K - last updated 2008-02-06 07:10 by Modemac
'''http://tunebite.com''' When I was solely a Linux user, I was a fine upstanding, law abiding citizen. . . . a plethora) of apps to steal music, software, movies, just about whatever you want. And what's more, . . .
3K - last updated 2010-06-15 07:33 by Modemac
If anyone wants to see the weather in all it's ass-kicking, Ride-It-Ahab glory, watch this movie. "You . . . your television set. This is one of those movies I love to watch repeatedly and quote often. . . .
2K - last updated 2006-01-11 23:03 by Capt. Zeston Norelco
With the release of Clint Eastwood's ''Unforgiven'', the American Western has returned to the movies . . . popularity of its "brat pack" cast, but those movies could hardly live up to the standards set by . . . Westerns" reflected the way America's tastes in movies were changing in the 1960s, as they sought to . . . to the way blacks are portrayed in Hollywood movies. Or am I merely overreacting? Mention must be . . . This is truly a movie for the ages, and future movies will look back upon this one for inspiration . . .
10K - last updated 2005-06-07 07:43 by Modemac
It's a sad testament to the growth and popularity of the Internet -- and the forces of the Conspiracy . . . and software industries know that thousands of movies, music tracks, and software programs are being . . .
8K - last updated 2009-07-07 13:18 by Modemac
V For Vendetta
[[Alan Moore]]'s ''V For Vendetta'' is a sometimes improbable but still potent cautionary tale about . . . gain, both will be exploited, even in popular movies. However, "V" generally flows well with little . . .
11K - last updated 2008-09-14 18:35 by Modemac
Vampire Research Society
* '''http://britishoccultsoc.multiply.com''' * '''http://www.gothicpress.freeserve.co.uk/Vampire%20Research%20Society.htm''' . . . are only fictional monsters from books and movies? Guess again! They're all around us, lurking . . .
4K - last updated 2009-10-08 20:02 by Modemac
_'''http://www.videowatchdog.com/home/home.html''' If you want to learn about the absolute best, most . . . down and comparing obscure copies of cult movies, classics, and labor-of-love films that rarely . . . they look at classic horror films, David Lynch movies, Hong Kong cinema, and other genres with devoted . . . you tips as to which versions of your favorite movies are really the best ones available on video. . . .
1K - last updated 2005-02-22 20:06 by pool-68-162-209-152.bos.east.verizon.net
'''http://vigilantcitizen.com''' The catchphrase of this site is, "Never Take Freedom For Granted." To . . . Popular books? More symbolism. Hollywood movies? Misdirection and mind control galore! Especially . . .
2K - last updated 2009-08-11 12:21 by Modemac
Welcome to the Dollhouse
I used to live in a real backward,redneck area of Columbus Ohio known as "The Bottoms" (Named for reasons . . . got their cable shut off would beg a few of my movies to watch...I NEVER had anything they would enjoy . . .
2K - last updated 2010-10-07 22:08 by Duane420
'''http://en.wikipedia.org ''' === The Rise of Wikipedia (2002 to 2005) === I came across Wikipedia in . . . Film Guide,'' an authoritative guide to classic movies.) : '''''[[Assault on Precinct 13]]''''' (the . . .
11K - last updated 2012-06-06 07:34 by Modemac
'''http://helen-ukpabio.com''' Human stupidity dictates that no matter where you go, whatever bastion . . . that in her case, she's making these movies to tell us all the ''truth'' about child witches. . . .
5K - last updated 2016-09-30 14:30 by Modemac
'''http://yellowbamboo.info/''' Do you think it's a good idea to carry a can of mace to ward off attackers? . . . These people must all be stuntmen from kung-fu movies who could never get straight the part about . . .
2K - last updated 2005-06-27 10:20 by Modemac
John Boorman's awesomely bad film about, well, Sean Connery in a diaper as part of a cult that goes around . . . DVD package than I've seen for most ''good'' movies. Whoever put it together really, really loved . . .
2K - last updated 2007-04-24 13:13 by Modemac