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question of the day: Why do we like bad movies?

It seems like it’s been bad-movies news all week, what with Syfy’s two big announcements: DIY bad Saturday Night Syfy Original and Tiffany vs. Debbie Gibson. And then I came across an article by Leor Galil at New City Film about the apparent “sudden resurgence” of bad movies, particularly as a midnight-movie phenomenon: Alongside “The … more…

trailer break: ‘Winter’s Bone’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… It just drives me crazy that this is relegated to arthouses and will be seen by so few people. Crap like Jonah Hex — which everyone involved knew was crap before it even started shooting — opens on thousands of screens. But a film like this one … more…

female gazing at: Michael Fassbender

This is Michael Fassbender looking good in a Nazi disguise in Inglourious Basterds. I couldn’t find a decent pic of him in Jonah Hex, in which he portrays the righthand man of John Malkovich’s villain. I’m posting a picture like this one every weekday, of a man who is attractive and desirable, because I like … more…

Jonah Hex (review)

If Jonah Hex can talk to the dead, then he’s probably the only one (apart from Ned the Pie Man) who could have any meaningful interaction with this movie.