Posts Tagged ‘movies’

Movie of the Year: 2004- The Incredibles

Movie of the Year 2004: The Incredibles The Taste Buds discuss the 2004 film The Incredibles! Special guest star Books from the Unnatural 20s joins Ryan and host Mike (what??) to review and revere the 2004 Pixar masterpiece, which they all thought was good or whatever, no big deal. Maybe more than good. OK, maybe they went…

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Movie of the Year: 2004- Before Sunset

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Movie of the Year 2004: Before Sunset   The Taste Buds discuss the 2004 movie Before Sunshine. In this film, director Richard Linklater returns to characters Jesse (played by Ethan Hawke) and Celine (played by Julie Delpy) from Before Sunrise and shows us what happens years after the end of that film. How have the…

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Movie of the Year: 1999 – Best of Rushmore

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  Movie of the Year 1999: Best of Rushmore The Taste Buds review their favorite Rushmores of the season! Everyone is still hard at work prepping the new season of Movie of the Year: 2004, so kickback and enjoy this look back at the season that was. On this week’s episode, we choose our favorite Rushmore segments,…

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Movie of the Year 1999 – Eyes Wide Shut

Movie of the Year 1999: Eyes Wide Shut The Taste Buds discuss the 1999 movie Eyes Wide Shut. The boys cover the meticulous film-craft, the many iconic scenes, and, of course, the s-e-x. But Ryan doesn’t think the s-e-x is actually s-e-x, so check that out.  Plus, the guys construct a 1999 Ghostbusters squad, and we…

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Movie of the Year: 1999 – The Blair Witch Project

Movie of the Year 1999: The Blair Witch Project The Taste Buds discuss 1999’s The Blair Witch Project, a lighthearted romp through the woods a Maryland, which brings a crew of filmmakers together in ways they never would have imagined. The panelists discuss what made the film such a cultural, critical, and financial success, and they…

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Popfilter’s Foriegn Flick of the Week

Greece’s Dogtooth   A few years ago, an art exhibit in Brooklyn featured painting of a black Virgin Mary splattered with elephant feces.  Not surprisingly, this got people talking. Soon enough there was a nationwide debate about what art is suppose to be and, since the exhibit received government money, whether the taxpayers should subsidize “offensive” art.…

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Popfilter’s Foriegn Flick of the Week

In  which Stephanie Reviews a Film from Notmerica Japan’s My Neighbor Totoro or “The Anti Disney-Princess Fantasy Movie somehow still brought to you by Disney”   Okay, that retitle is a little misleading. My Neighbor Totoro is a film by legendary animator and director Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away) and released in 1988. It…

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Popfilter’s Foreign Flick of the Week

In  which Stephanie Reviews a Film from Notmerica Sweden’s Let the Right One In Let the Right One In came out in 2008 and directed by Tomas Alfredson. It is the story of a lonely boy named Oskar who befriends a strange girl who moves in next door named Eli. There is something a little…

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PopFilter’s Foreign Flick of the Week

In  which Stephanie Reviews a Film from Notmerica Mexico’s Y Tu Mamá También (WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS ALMOST IMMEDIATELY) When I started telling people I was writing an article on this movie, their reactions ranged from, “Wow, that’s a really great movie!” to “Hey! That was the first movie I ever jacked off to.”…

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Popfilter’s Foreign Flick of the Week

In  which Stephanie Reviews a Film from Notmerica Germany’s   Run Lola Run Released in 1998, Run Lola Run is arguably the most popular and recognizable German film in the United States. It tells the story of Lola, a free spirited woman who has to raise 100,000 Deutschmarks in 20 minutes to save her small-time…

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