Cinema Misfits, Episode 58: The Bourne Legacy, Premium Rush, Expendables 2, and Oscar Predictions


6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

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The Bourne Legacy.  While Bourne to Run could serve as an alternate title, Bourne to Be Bad would be a better description of the film.
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Premium Rush.  One gear, no brakes–just straight ahead, no-nonsense action at top speed.
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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 48: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, We bought a Zoo, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, War Horse, and The Artist

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  Flagrant Oscar Bait?  Or quirk run amok?

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We Bought a Zoo.   It’s Elizabethtown with animals, which means it’s well-meaning, a little too nice, and has a sentimental screenplay propped up by a handful of clever story moments.

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 30: The Fighter, Winter’s Bone, The Kids Are All Right, and 127 Hours

The Fighter.  Both Christian Bale and Melissa Leo won Oscars for their supporting roles.  Although it isn’t exactly clear who they’re supporting, it doesn’t seem to be Mark Wahlberg.

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Winter’s Bone.  Hillbilly noir or one of last year’s better films?

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The Kids Are All Right.  Who are these people?  Is this just your standard issue Hollywood love triangle tricked out in lesbian drag to make it seem “new and edgy,” or is it actually some kind of science fiction film that takes place in an alternate universe populated by annoying, self-centered people who actually say things like “all right” and “groovy”?

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Cinema Misfits Podcast: Bonus 83rd Academy Awards Episode (audio)

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For your listening pleasure, a special episode we hesitate to call “a bonus.”  But really, how bad can this year’s Academy Awards show be?   The 83rd time’s a charm, right?  If you missed the live telecast (or just happen to be a masochist), listen and decide for yourself.  Hey, our version has this going for it– it’s less than a third of the original running time.

Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 29: The Green Hornet, The Dilemma, The Rite, The Company Men, and Oscar Predictions

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

The Green Hornet.  Are the Green Hornet and Kato villains or heroes?  Or maybe both.  Or maybe neither.  Then again, maybe they’re just a couple of annoying slackers.

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The Dilemma.  Two friends create a device that makes a silent electric vehicle roar like a rumbling muscle car.  The Dilemma is a lot like that device.  Look under the hood of this comedy, and you won’t find any laughs, just a lame drama pretending to be something it isn’t.

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 22: Tony Curtis Remembered, The Town, Devil, Resident Evil: Afterlife, and Best Picture Predictions

Tony Curtis remembered.

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6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six movies in ninety seconds!

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The Town.  Move over Wells, Hitchcock, and Fellini.  There’s a new auteur in town: Affleck.

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