Occasional link roundup – July 8-28


    Oh, hi. Remember that Rotten Tomatoes thing a year ago? Good news! They have forgiven me! I’m now back in full fellowship, a member in good standing, permitted to enter the private inner Tomato sanctum, etc. The only condition is that I am not allowed to do any more shenanigans. Which is fine; I’m really more of a hijinks guy anyway.

    “Byzantium” B [About.com]
    “The Conjuring” B+ [Twitch]
    “Fruitvale Station” B- [About.com]
    “Grown Ups 2” F [Twitch]
    “Only God Forgives” B- [About.com]
    “Pacific Rim” B
    “R.I.P.D.” C
    “Sightseers” B
    “The To Do List” C+ [Twitch]
    “The Way Way Back” B [About.com]
    “The Wolverine” C+

    Eric’s Bad Movies #231: “Silent Hill: Revelation” (2012) — The terrible sequel to a less-terrible movie [Film.com]
    Eric’s Bad Movies #232: “Shakma” (1990) — Featuring a killer baboon! [Film.com]

    You’re Old: ‘Jaws 3-D’ Came Out 30 Years Ago This Week
    — And life was never the same again [Movies.com]

    The ‘Butler’ Lawsuit and 7 Pairs of Movies That Shared a Title Without Anyone Suing About It — Same name, different movie [Film.com]
    The Pitch Meeting for ‘R.I.P.D.’ — Another verbatim transcript [Film.com]

    Snide Remarks #690: “The Surly Urban Juror” — Doing one’s civic duty, civilly or otherwise

    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #168 (7/12): ‘Pacific Rim,’ ‘Grown Ups 2,’ ‘The Way Way Back’ [MovieBS]
    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #169 (7/19): ‘The Conjuring,’ ‘RED 2,’ R.I.P.D.,’ ‘Only God Forgives’ [MovieBS]
    Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #170 (7/26): ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The To Do List,’ ‘Fruitvale Station,’ Character Casserole [MovieBS]

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