Weekly link roundup – July 30-Aug. 5

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NEW MOVIE REVIEWS:

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (B+) [Film.com]
“The Change-Up” (B-)
“Bellflower” (A-)
“Another Earth” (C+)

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MOVIE COLUMNS:

Eric’s Bad Movies: … took the week off.

What’s the Big Deal?: “Grand Illusion” (1937), in which World War I is fondly remembered for the gentlemanly behavior of its officers. [Film.com]

Re-Views: “Planet of the Apes” (2001) got an embarrassingly enthusiastic review from me ten years ago. On second viewing, well… [Film.com]

One Year Ago: Catching up with “The Other Guys,” “Step Up 3-D,” and more. [Movies.com]

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MY OTHER STUFF:

Snide Remarks: “For PETA’s Sake” — Meat, SeaWorld, Bob Barker, and you. [Audio version.]

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider: Reviews of “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “The Change-Up,” “Another Earth,” and “Tabloid,” plus Pitch Me and assorted chicanery. [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:

Jeff Bayer and I had a bet on “Movie B.S.” He lost the bet. Consequently, he had to shave my beard off. Here is the video. [YouTube]

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