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Reindeer Games (2000)

“You’re sending me into an Indian casino dressed as a cowboy? Have you thought this through entirely?” * * * Fair warning: I’m about to do a lot of what appears to be complaining. Make no mistake, however, because I actually had a fun time with Reindeer Games, just as I have in the past, […]


A Geek’s Top 5 Romantic Speeches

“I just want to say hi to my girlfriend, okay? Yo, Adrian! It’s me, Rocky!” ~ One of our better-performing posts is Grushenka’s Top 5 Romantic Speeches. It routinely shows up in the top hit list which, while remarkable, is always slightly . . . irksome for me. Its position is less a concern than […]


Paycheck (2003)

Paycheck plays like a backdoor pilot for a Nineties TV show. Nevertheless, I believe it gets too bad a rap. Yes, it makes more sense in theory than practice, but I actually had fun with it, even with its budget clearly cramping its style.


Dazed and Confused (1993)

Whatever Dazed and Confused had to say, it sure sounded well-spoken.


Gigli (2003)

Gigli is a screaming, lurching reanimated corpse of a film composed of raw, bleeding chunks cut from the bodies of Rain Man, Get Shorty and Chasing Amy. Yes, I had heard Gigli was bad. Seeing, however, is believing. (I am the woman in the horror film who needs to go and find out what made that noise in the basement).


Chasing Amy (1997)

Chasing Amy involves creative comic geek gamers and their difficult relationships. How could it miss? Simply put, it doesn’t.