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New Satellite Show Episode 3: Tepid, yet Crunchy

Part Comic-Con Preview, part convention food advisory. The panel also discusses Erik’s hatred of enthusiasm, managing the brands of bigots and Michael McDonald. Host: Erik Panel of Experts: Rob, Louis, Sarah, Dante, Clint. Go here or download (and subscribe and … Continue reading

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Bo Knows Yakmala

The wonderfully misguided 2004 revenge flick Paparazzi was one of those movies I’ve backed for official Yakmala status for a long time. It’s time to make my case with a whole lot of outdated references to a defunct ad campaign. … Continue reading

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Jodie Foster’s Beaver

The Beaver was intended as a very specific kind of movie: one in which rich white people have the kind of problems the rest of us just sort of deal with, only these drama queens have to resort to something … Continue reading

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The Best Movies Never Made: The Mighty Thor

Director Mel Gibson Writer Mel Gibson Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Stellan Skarsgard, Mads Mikkelsen, Peter Stormare Synopsis Scandinavia: 14th Century, where the leading cause of death was Viking dick. Loki (Mikkelsen) frees Garm, the bloodstained watchdog of Hel, awakens the Midgard … Continue reading

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“Don’t Shoot the Dog” and Other Tales of the Hunter

When director Brian Helgeland delivered his cut of “Payback,” he learned an important lesson: “Don’t Shoot the Dog.” In his film, based on the novel “The Hunter” by Donald Westlake (under the name Richard Stark), a dog named Porter is … Continue reading

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