Weekly link roundup – Sept. 10-16

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NEW MOVIE REVIEWS:

“Drive” (A-)
“I Don’t Know How She Does It” (D) [Film.com]
“Straw Dogs” (C+)
“Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star” (F) [Film.com]

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MOVIE COLUMNS:

Eric’s Bad Movies: The schedule on this column has been a little wacky lately, and will continue to be wacky for the rest of the month. Don’t fret, though.

What’s the Big Deal?: “Straw Dogs” (1971), on account of the new remake. [Film.com]

Re-Views: “Mulholland Drive” (2001). I took another look at the film, but I also took another long, hard look at MYSELF. [Film.com]

One Year Ago: Catching up with “The Town,” “Easy A,” and more. [Movies.com]

Monday Morning Review: I wrote a review of “Warrior” specifically aimed at people who have seen it or who don’t mind major spoilers. [Movies.com]

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MY OTHER STUFF:

Snide Remarks: “Arachnophilia” — A farewell to arms (all eight of them).

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider: We review “Drive,” “I Don’t Know How She Does It,” and “Straw Dogs”; we also announce a new propaganda contest and play a rousing game of Interquel. [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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MISCELLANEOUS MERRIMENT:

Gerry Carey breaks down a terrible joke told by Mandy Moore in the film “Love Wedding Marriage.” [Cinematic Method]

Jordan Hoffman jokingly suggests that, based on the trailer, “Twilight: Breaking Dawn” might have a radical leftist agenda. [UGO]

Hogwarts: Which house are you? [YouTube]

For “Breaking Bad” fans, here’s a timeline of the show’s major events, up through season 3. [Vulture]

Everyone grieves in his or her own way. For example, this is how morons grieve. [BuzzFeed]

A public service announcement on reckless driving. Watch the whole thing. Trust me. [YouTube]

Did you know there’s an index to describe the different kinds of pain you suffer when different insects sting you? And did you know that the descriptions are hilarious? [Wikipedia]

An old couple tries to figure out their webcam. Totally adorable. [YouTube]

If you’re in the Ojai, Calif., area and need some taxidermy done, here’s your guy. [YouTube]

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