Weekly link roundup – Jan. 6-12


Ahh, the first full week of the new year. After all the hustle and bustle of November and December, it feels good to settle back into the regular routine! For exactly one week. And then it’s Sundance time. Busy busy! I am busy like, how you say, beaver. Here are the things I have beavered this week:

“Zero Dark Thirty” B+
“Gangster Squad” C [Twitch]
“Amour” B+
“The Impossible” B+
“I Am Not a Hipster” B

Eric’s Bad Movies: “The Curse” (1987), starring Wil Wheaton, Claude Akins, and no curses. [Film.com]

Comment: Why Are the ‘Django Unchained’ Action Figures Offensive? Spoiler: they’re not. [Film.com]

Hollywood’s New Year’s Resolutions. I got an exclusive! [Film.com]

Snide Remarks: “Anti-Anti-Semitism” — Hating the Jews seems like a lot of work.

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider. You won’t want to miss our reviews of “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Gangster Squad,” “Rust and Bone,” plus the other lame stuff we talk about. [MovieBS]

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