Posts Tagged ‘ Ubiquitous Film Review ’

“Queen of the Damned”: Still Not a Euphemism.

Nov 20th, 2005 | By

As this is unofficially Anne Rice Appreciation Month here at Defenestration, I took it upon myself to examine in detail the rich cinematic world that has been borne out of Rice’s fertile imagination. Then I put the Interview with a Vampire box down and rented Queen of the Damned instead. Queen of the Damned was

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It’s a Scream: Sting and Olivier fight. TO THE DEATH.

Oct 20th, 2005 | By

As Halloween bears down swiftly upon us, I feel that it’s my responsibility to review a frightening movie, guaranteed to set your teeth on edge, keep you from sleeping, and make you think twice about being in the house alone. My first contender was the 1985 classic Frankenstein morality play The Bride, if by “morality

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Veronica Marrs

Aug 20th, 2005 | By

Okay. Veronica Mars. If you are a hipster, a geek, a dork, a cheerleader, a guy who wants to nail a cheerleader, or someone on Livejournal, you’re watching Veronica Mars. But really, you should stop. I know they put out a big campaign to make you watch, out of guilt – GOOD TV WILL VANISH

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Christian Bale: A History

Jul 20th, 2005 | By

Dear Christian Bale, Now that you are the new Batman, I know you have a lot of people admiring your work for the first time. Since most of them are women, I will assume you get approached in the street a lot, which has to be uncomfortable for you, as you are British and therefore

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“Kingdom of Heaven”: Choose Your Own “Adventure”

May 20th, 2005 | By

There is a scene in Kingdom of Heaven that perfectly sums up the film as a whole. Young knight Balian, played with cheese-sandwich thoughtfulness by starlet Orlando Bloom, has vowed to defend the helpless. Therefore, he takes his ragtag band of a dozen glorified extras and rides headlong into approximately twenty thousand well-armed Muslims. The

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