Weekly link roundup – July 16-22

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NEW MOVIE REVIEWS:

“Captain America: The First Avenger” (B)
“Friends with Benefits” (B+) [Film.com]

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MOVIE COLUMNS:

Eric’s Bad Movies: “Butterfly” (1982), in which a sultry young Pia Zadora puts the moves on Stacy Keach, who is her father. It’s incestulicious! [Film.com]

What’s the Big Deal?: “Shaft” (1971), a film that demands to know whether you can dig it. Well, can you? [Film.com]

Re-Views: “House of 1000 Corpses” (2003), the directorial debut by auteur Rob Zombie, is reexamined. [Film.com]

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MY OTHER STUFF:

Snide Remarks: “Drunk Thoughts” — How people think when they are tipsy

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider: Reviews of “Captain America” and “Friends with Benefits,” and also “A Little Help,” which I didn’t see but I guess Jeff did, or at least he claims to have. [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]

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MISCELLANEOUS MERRIMENT:

It’s impossible to read this “Captain America” review and NOT hear the voice of Comic Book Guy. [Examiner]

Do you want to see “Sesame Street” footage edited to look like a Beastie Boys music video? Yes. YES YOU DO. [Vimeo]

Some of Arizona’s hilarious xenophobes are mad that an Arabic word was used to describe local dust storms. [Arizona Republic] & [Arizona Republic]

My associate William B. Goosefeathers offers suggestions on how to “improve” the “Winnie the Pooh” movie. [Film.com]

Children’s drawings painted realistically. [Buzzfeed]

Speaking of terrifying things, here are some old photos of vaudeville ventriloquists and their dummies. [Public School]

Ten more mistakes in “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.” [Slacktory]

Ranking the 5 dumbest categories of people on the Internet. [Pajiba]

The ultimate Coach Taylor pep talk montage. [Vulture]

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