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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why The Adjustment Bureau fails as a film. Based on the Philip K. Dick story “Adjustment Team”, George Nolfi’s adaptation is, from memory, quite faithful to the source material. But like many of the works of author Stephen King that have been translated to the screen, something goes awry. Perhaps it is the simple fact that some novels and short stories are not suited to celluloid treatment. But why is that?…

The Coen’s True Grit

The Coen Brothers have remade the John Wayne classic True Grit…check out the promotional posters for the film at Rotten Tomatoes…

The Adjustment Bureau

Sci-fi writer Philip K Dick has once again made it to the silver screen…loosely based on his short story, The Adjustment Bureau stars Matt Damon…

RECESSION-PROOF MOVIES: Bargain Bin Alternatives To Classic Films

If you were like so many others who sat through Forrest Gump thinking, “What this film really needs is some scantily-clad bikini babes with big norgs.” then Buford’s Beach Bunnies is the film for you. Featuring the acting prowess of Jim Hanks (Tom’s less-talented younger brother) this raunchy 1993 comedy-romp tells the story of a moron named Jeeter, a young man terrified of sex, whose popularity with females soars when his pushy father offers $100,000 to the first girl to deflower him. It’s the sort of sophisticated premise missing in movies these days…

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon (Redux)

The Movie Whore left a comment on this blog a few weeks back regarding Jason Mewes, best known as Jay to Kevin Smith’s Silent Bob. Jim and his buddy had discovered how easy it was to link Mewes to Hollywood names in the tradition of the great Kevin Bacon. Which begs the question as to why I don’t change this game to Six Degrees of Jason Mewes?…

Syriana (2005) • Music & Lyrics (2007) • Dawn Of The Dead (2004)

In the Middle East, two unemployed youths are drawn into a circle of Muslim extremists, while a energy analyst is sent to apply for a contract with Arab royalty and is met with tragedy. In the United States, a CIA operative becomes obsessed with finding a missile sold in an arms deal, and a morally corrupted attorney investigates the merger of two massive oil corporations…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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