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2001 Stories by Gregory Weinkauf

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  • Force of Hobbit

    published December 20, 2001

    Since the horrors of the dominant Hollywood culture -- destruction, devastation, dumb-assness -- do not appear to be receding of their own accord,... More >>

  • Eleven Doesn't Add Up

    published December 6, 2001

    The lights go down, and the puzzlement begins. Ensemble cast of superstars? Check. Loose remake of amusing curiosity? Check. Built-in, pre-fab... More >>

  • Do the Wrong Thing

    published December 6, 2001

    The film Tape, a film by Richard Linklater, isn't. It's high time for some cinematic clarification: If a project is shot on... More >>

  • Magical Mystery Tour de Force

    published November 15, 2001

    If you believe in magic, you'll love Harry Potter and the Sorcerer¹s Stone. And if you don't, you will, and you will. True, the... More >>

  • Wide Awake in America

    published October 25, 2001

    If you're a college freshman, don't read this. Just grab your newfound peers and go see Richard Linklater's new movie, Waking Life,... More >>

  • Blood Brothers

    published October 18, 2001

    It's all here: madness, mayhem and murder, in no short supply. The Hughes brothers, Albert and Allen, have always had a knack for horror, as... More >>

  • Have at You!

    published September 13, 2001

    After the next apocalypse, hundreds of thousands of years from the moment we clever humans smugly call "now," the great philosopher-scientists... More >>

  • The Bitch of Kitsch

    published August 16, 2001

    Well, my goodness, look at you! You are so alternative, so fringe, so punk! So artsy and alienated! So utterly aimless and oozing with angst! Tell... More >>

  • Churl Power

    published July 19, 2001

    Festering somewhere between an After School Special and kiddie porn lies this frank but heinously melodramatic open wound from veteran Canadian... More >>

  • Mountain Do

    published June 7, 2001

    Those expecting Himalaya to focus upon the beloved traveling carnival ride known for its liberal use of Def Leppard ("Do you wanna... More >>

  • The Lost Boys

    published June 7, 2001

    The values that you grew up with are that people come before things," offers the mother of one the protagonists of, "and... More >>

  • Sheer Gaul!

    published May 31, 2001

    Remember glee? Perhaps not, given our penchant in recent times to chuck giddy hearts aside in favor of being stupid, obnoxious and mean.... More >>

  • A Hard Day's Knight

    published May 10, 2001

    Let us first in olden verse this critic's cynical curse disperse: The greet unwashede consummethe crappe, Fro Jerrye Springgere to ganggsta... More >>

  • Petty Woman

    published May 3, 2001

    Presently sitting in a very peaceful meditational facility. First time here. The location (which shall remain unnamed so as to maintain... More >>

  • Termagant of Endearment

    published April 26, 2001

    Visualize a pretty young woman and a handsome young man heading for the bedroom. She has just suggested that she wants to show him what she... More >>

  • Spies Unlike Us

    published April 19, 2001

    Talk about an unholy union of souls! The latest project from director John Boorman (Deliverance, The General) seeks to be many things --... More >>

  • Northern Exposure

    published April 19, 2001

    There's a majesty to Michael Winterbottom's new film, a majesty and a terrible, icy chill. There's also a fair bit of invention, as the director... More >>

  • Girl Afraid

    published April 12, 2001

    Keep a diary and one day it'll keep you," said Mae West, and, while the sentiment rings true, it does little to explain the mystery of why Helen... More >>

  • A Kinder, Gentler Dope Fiend

    published April 5, 2001

    Hello, what's this? Why, could it be another cautionary tale from Hollywood about recreational drugs being -- alert the media! -- not... More >>

  • Gunning for Love

    published March 1, 2001

    Leave it to Hollywood to sell us the insipid romance of a thoroughly irritating white couple as the solution to an archaic Latin American mystery.... More >>

  • Saccharin & MSG

    published February 1, 2001

    At last you can take a deep breath and relax, consumers of American cinema, for our trilogy of virtually unrelated cheerleader movies is now... More >>

  • Vein Glory

    published January 25, 2001

    The doomed are often a remarkably energetic and productive lot, especially when it comes to creating portraits of their personal horrors. Themes... More >>

  • London Broil

    published January 18, 2001

    There's definitely something weird going on in the British pop scene. Years after tasteful Yanks allowed classic works such as Saturday Night... More >>

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