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The Tuesday Blues

THE TUESDAY BLUES 01/20/15   THE DROP It’s hard to sit through an intro like the one in The Drop and not roll your eyes a little bit. Here we go again. Once again, someone wants to prove they’ve seen the most Martin Scorsese movies, or read the most Dennis Lahane novels. The movie opens…

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Popfilter’s Fall TV Challenge

ROUND ONE STALKER VS A TO Z See the bracket at http://challonge.com/popfilter Ryan and I are about halfway through round one! It’s very exciting. But so far, our matches haven’t made a lot of sense. We often compare two shows that are diametrically opposed to one another, i.e a 30 minute comedy and a 90…

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THE POPFILTER FALL TEEVEE PREVEE

The PopFilter Fall TeeVee PreVee ABC     AMERICAN CRIME WHAT IT BE: A crime takes place in a small town. Unfortunately for the town, but fortunately for ABC and its viewers, it’s one of those crimes that has a ripple effect, and many angles it can be looked at. WHY IT MIGHT BE DECENT:…

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THE POPFILTER FALL TEEVEE PREVEE

The PopFilter Fall TeeVee PreVee NBC         A TO Z PREMIERES OCTOBER 2ND   WHAT IT BE: Cristin Miloti follows up her run on the much-heralded, not-at-all-maligned final season of  How I Met Your Mother with a titular role in which she’ll probably get some actual screen time. At least I assume it’s…

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Kerri Battles the AFI’S Top 100 — #89: The Sixth Sense

  I saw The Sixth Sense once, sometime around when it came out. I remember being quite surprised by the ending, too, so I must have seen it in the theaters on opening weekend because god knows that shit wasn’t a surprise for much longer after that. I think The Sixth Sense might be why the internet invented…

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TOP TEN – RABID FANDOMS

TOP TEN – RABID FANDOMS Doctor Who/Whovians In its 50 year history Doctor Who’s evolution has gone through some interesting phases; what was originally considered a silly sci-fi clunker by the BBC became a beloved Saturday night tradition for generations of British families before traipsing across the pond to rise as an underground cult hero…

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TOP TEN – TOTALLY MESSED UP KIDS MOVIES

TOP TEN – TOTALLY MESSED UP KIDS MOVIES E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982) While it’s touted as a magical family adventure, this right here is the movie that taught me not to trust the government. What’s the point of befriending an Alien if it means a bunch of faceless, evil HazMat suits can just seize your…

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