Year in Film: 2000

Cecil B. DeMented

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I watched Cecil B. Demented once around the time that it came out, and have since thought of it as my least favorite John Waters movie. The part of the film that stuck with was Cecil’s crew introducing themselves one by one to the big Hollywood star they have kidnapped to be in their underground […]


Miss Congeniality

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A week ago, I had only heard the title of this film, and had successfully avoided seeing anything starring Sandra Bullock. But I’ve been reading the book Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need, in which the author gives this film as an example of a $100 million hit that follows […]


Small Time Crooks

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I have been a big Woody Allen fan and have watched most of his movies at least once, and a few of the multiple times. I have been re-reading the collection of interviews Woody Allen on Woody Allen, which of course really makes me pine to watch the films again, so I have been going […]


The Price of Milk

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The Price of Milk is simply a lovely film that is very much a part of New Zealand cinema in its quirkiness, at the same time seeming to belong to the South American brand of magic realism, as well as Russian traditional folk tales. The story starts with Lucinda (Danielle Cormack) and her fiancee Rob […]


Random Quote

“Welcome to Hollywood, a land just off the coast of planet Earth.”
-Elinor Glyn (Joanna Lumley)
from The Cat’s Meow