Sacred Cows: Hating “Lost in Translation”

Sacred Cows is a companion series to “Poor Taste”.  In these columns I will take a big, steaming dump on movies which are either critically or commercially considered successful.

Movie Review: Lost in Translation (2003) starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson.  Directed by Sofia Coppola.

Plot Shot: A “past his prime” actor and the young wife of a celebrity photographer meet in Tokyo and strike up a friendship out of sheer boredom and loneliness.  What is widely called “One of the best movies of 2003” ensues…  Coincidentally wonderment (on my part) of how this movie is called “One of the best movies of 2003” also ensues…

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A Very SPECIAL Top 10

There has always been a stigma surrounding the handicapped in comics, cartoons and movies. It was if the things that made them different were somehow weaknesses, but we all know that sometimes a weakness can be turned into a strength and even the most physically or mentally challenged person can do wonders.  It is with this thought in mind that I present to you my Top Ten Handicapable Heroes. They are presented in order of who could beat your ass the fastest.

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Sacred Cows: The Power and the Gory – “The Passion of The Christ”

Sacred Cows is a companion series to “Poor Taste”.  In these columns I will take a big, steaming dump on movies which are either critically or commercially considered successful.

Movie Review: The Passion of the Christ (2004) starring Jim Caviezel. Directed by Mel Gibson

Plot Shot: The last hours in the life of Jesus Christ are chronicled in a brutal, unflinching manner. The most controversial movie in recent memory and a controversial review ensues…

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