Weekly link roundup – Aug. 20-26


“Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” (B)
“Colombiana” (C) [Film.com]
“Higher Ground” (A-)

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Eric’s Bad Movies: “Happy Birthday to Me” (1981), chosen entirely at random. [Film.com]

What’s the Big Deal?: “Some Like It Hot” (1959), starring two dudes dressed like ladies. Except it’s actually funny! [Film.com]

Re-Views: “Dude, Where’s My Car?” (2000), which turns out to be a little better now than it was then. [Film.com]

One Year Ago: Catching up with “Takers,” “The Last Exorcism,” and more. [Movies.com]

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Snide Remarks: “Freedom of Depress” — Recovering from the Great Depression of two years ago.

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider: Reviews of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” (we disagreed!), “Colombiana,” “Our Idiot Brother,” “The Interrupters,” and “Senna,” PLUS an interview with “Bellflower” writer/director/star Evan Glodell! [Cascadia.fm] or [iTunes]

In the Dark: Subscribe to this weekly e-mail and get all the latest movie reviews, DVD releases, and other pertinent info delivered to your electronic mailbox. [Eric D. Snider’s In the Dark]

Twitter: If you’re on Twitter, you should probably follow me. It just seems right. [Twitter]

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My colleague and pal Dustin Rowles HATED “One Day.” A lot. I don’t share his sentiments, but I like his review. [Pajiba]

My other colleague and pal Jeremy Kirk listened to Christopher Nolan’s commentary on “Memento” and brings us 35 fascinating tidbits from it. [Film School Rejects]

The cast of “Fright Night” recorded a No Talking PSA for the Alamo Drafthouse that might be counterproductive. Also, they might have all been really drunk. [YouTube]

This comic sums up clinical depression pretty well. [Akimbo]

James Rocchi is an excellent writer, a knowledgeable film critic, a good friend, and a fine human being. He is also quite skilled in the culinary arts! If you like food, you should read his food blog. [Cooking with Rocchi]

Do you want to watch two teenage girls dance embarrassingly to a catchy pop song while a giant monster baby flops around in the background? [YouTube]