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  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    Powell and Pressburger made me fall in love with colour — much like The Wedding Present (the beloved British music group) made me fall in love with guitars. 

    Perhaps it's ridiculous to credit a single filmmaking duo for providing my appreciation for something as commonplace as colour, but The Archers make you feel like you're seeing it for the first time — especially in any meaningful way. Only Sirk rivals their expressionistic ability.

    Similarly, it might come off as peculiar…

  • Goodbye, Columbus

    Goodbye, Columbus

    Thanks for all the laughs, Mr. Roth. 
    You'll be missed.

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  • Crash

    Crash

    I use to be really racist. But then I saw this movie, and now I'm not racist anymore.

    If you don't wanna be racist, you should watch it too.

    Just make sure you see this particular movie and not the other Crash by David Cronenberg. That one just makes you really kinky.

  • To Die For

    To Die For

    Once, when I was eighteen, I ate a sandwich too quickly and developed a horrible case of the hiccups. Ridding myself of the condition wasn't usually a problem, but this particular case was troublesome as none of my usual tricks (e.g., eating peanut butter, holding my breath, tiny sips of water) were proving effective.

    Twenty-four hours later, with still no change, I grew worried and sought medical advice. A doctor (probably suspecting my case as psychosomatic) prescribed me some very…