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    Hello! Let us celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in the traditional fashion by listing everything we’ve written online in the last few weeks.

    “Frances Ha” A-
    “Furious 6” C
    “Gimme the Loot” B+ [About.com]
    “The Great Gatsby” C [Twitch]
    “The Hangover Part III” D+ [Twitch]
    “The Iceman” C-
    “Iron Man 3” B+
    “Mud” B+
    “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” B [About.com]
    “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” B- [About.com]
    “Star Trek Into Darkness” B-
    “Stories We Tell” B+ [About.com]

    Eric’s Bad Movies: “C.H.O.M.P.S.” (1979) — Family comedy about a robot dog that is also a burglar alarm, sort of. [Film.com]
    Eric’s Bad Movies: “Sudden Death” (1995) — Jean-Claude Van Damme fights terrorism with hockey. [Film.com]
    Eric’s Bad Movies: “Misbegotten” (1998) — Surrogate mother stalked by her sperm donor, who is tragically Kevin Dillon. [Film.com]

    Eric’s Movie Column: The Pitch Meeting for “Peeples” — Hidden microphones reveal the startling truth behind Tyler Perry’s latest presentation. [Film.com]
    Eric’s Movie Column: Why Can’t We Let Filmmakers Tell Their Stories on Their Own Terms? — Quit with the “scoops” and let us just watch the movies. [Film.com]

    Snide Remarks #687: “Truth Decay” — Why I’m voting against fluoridated water. (Can you believe this was even a controversy?)

    You’re Old: “Deep Impact” Came Out 15 Years Ago.
    A look back at the week of May 8, 1998. [Movies.com]
    You’re Old: “The Matrix Reloaded” Came Out 10 Years Ago. And then a look back at May 15, 2003. [Movies.com]

    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #159 (5/3):
    “Iron Man 3,” “Gimme the Loot,” the start of the summer box office challenge. [MovieBS]
    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #160 (5/10): “The Great Gatsby,” “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” “Aftershock,” Character Casserole. [MovieBS]
    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #161 (5/17): “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “At Any Price,” “The Iceman,” Pitch Me. [MovieBS]
    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #162 (5/24): “The Hangover Part III,” “Furious 6,” “Frances Ha.” [MovieBS]

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