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  • My Tutor

    My Tutor


    Hot for teacher!!

    Bobby might talk like he's just inhaled a gallon of helium, but he gets to spend his summer having a passionate affair with his French tutor. Will he pass French? Do we care?

    Yeah, this is a film right in the middle of my wheelhouse. Not only does Bobby get to live every boy's fantasy, he gets to hang out with a not-so-much neurotic, Crispin Glover. Crispin almost acts semi-normal. Bobby and his buddies take trips to…

  • Tuff Turf

    Tuff Turf


    Here's a Rebel With a Clue movie with James Spader as the new kid in town; in a battle with a local street gang.

    Man, James Spader smokes it! He looks cool as fuck as he rides his bicycle, sports his shades, pimps his leather jacket, dances a funky groove and even plays the piano while "singing" a romantical tune. 

    Speaking of music. You have a heavy synth-pop musical score. Plus, multiple scenes with live bands performing. My favorite has…

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  • Moonlight



    It doesn't matter who you sleep with, look like, voted for, your age, what part of the world you live in, your hairstyle, who your favorite member of Nickelback is, what type of car you drive, what music you listen to, your sex; a good movie is a good movie. You don't have to be a certain "type" of person to appreciate quality cinema. A great film should bring people closer, not rip them apart. That's what I got out…

  • Whiplash



    Damien Chezelle's tale of a boy, his drums, and a teacher that speaks ever so loudly, and carries the biggest stick of badass this side of the Academy Awards, in one of the most heart pounding cardiac arrest breathtaking intense movies I've ever seen. The opening beat. The opening shot. The first time J.K. Simmons speaks. Groovy funky jazzy music makes all movies better. RIFIFI is the shit. Carter Burke? I knew Miles Teller was going to be special after…