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Mooks, Monkeys, and Mercs

My Blue Heaven – Rick Moranis was one of Beth’s first crushes, and she’s still a fan, but she hadn’t seen this before. I actually had, but I didn’t remember it all that well. It stars Steve Martin as an … Continue reading

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All These Things Really Happened

What is it that separates the literary tall tale from straight-up fantasy? I think a lot of it is in the intention and presentation of the author. Tall tales are stories that are supposed to be ridiculous, yet the teller … Continue reading

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Wait, There’s a SOUTH America Now?

I had previously mentioned that I thought Dumbo was the shortest Disney animated feature, but technically that’s not true. The shortest is actually Saludos Amigos, a collection of four short cartoons interspersed with footage of Disney employees in South America. … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Imaginarium

While I can’t say I fully understood it, I did enjoy The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. It had a good story, but I think the main appeal might have been that it was a recent fantasy film that DIDN’T concentrate … Continue reading

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