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Special Cinema File podcast coming Thursday

[quote][b]patmcgrowen[/b] -
YOU'VE GOT A SERIOUS FOREHEAD. THE AIR FORCE IS LOOKING FOR A NEW AIRFIELD. LOOK NO FURTHER.

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It's not a forehead, it's a FIVEHEAD! I don't have dreams, I have MOVIES Smile

posted @ Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 12:44

Special Cinema File podcast coming Thursday

And I never use the word "epic", kids. That's how you know I'm serious.

posted @ Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 03:10

Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse?

@Joel: BASED ON A TRUE STORY.

posted @ Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 19:30

Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse?

@Joel: I'd much rather be a zombie. Free food everywhere! SEND MORE PARAMEDICS!

posted @ Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 19:20

Shearer: `Pooh' is nice change of pace

[quote][b]Minion[/b] - Pooh is nice change of pace?!?... you eattin too much chesse [/quote]

If they gave me prizes to award my favorite comments, this one would win.

posted @ Friday, August 5, 2011 - 18:36

Shearer: 'Hanna' has what many other films lack

[quote][b]andyk[/b] - a creative, intense thriller that mixes Bourne Identity with Grimms Fairy Tales and Kick Ass...highly recommend! [/quote]

Couldn't have said it better!

posted @ Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:48

Shearer: Happy Birthday to Ciné, an Athens gem

[quote][b]davidxto[/b] - Pineapple soda? as in Jarritos Pina? I like the Fresa. Good taste in enamel acid can make up for other shortcomings. [/quote]

Indeed! Jarritos has been rotting away my choppers for some time now.

posted @ Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 15:38

Shearer: Happy Birthday to Ciné, an Athens gem

I did record a podcast this week! Until we get it going, you can download it here http://cid-f9a6fe7b8ffe036d.office.live.com/self.aspx/Cinema%20File%20Po...

posted @ Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 12:22

Shearer: A few films worth getting excited about

@dirtydan: I think I counted a total of 27 remakes, sequels and adaptations of one kind or another for 2011. That's got to be an all-time record. And I'm definitely a Rockwell fan. "Choke" and "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" are a couple more favorites in addition to the ones you mentioned. Very underrated actor.

posted @ Friday, March 18, 2011 - 00:43

Shearer: A few films worth getting excited about

@askantik: No argument here. Netflix is pretty much a gift for movie fans - I cancelled cable TV after a month or two. Sitting through a bad movie is one thing. It's all the talking and texting going on during the film that really adds insult to injury as far as ticket prices go. I'm paying to be annoyed.

posted @ Friday, March 18, 2011 - 00:39

Shearer: '60s cult movie star Tura Satana dies at 72

@catman: Thank you for posting this! I was happy just to get a photo with the story.

posted @ Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 12:47

Shearer: '60s cult movie star Tura Satana dies at 72

This piece should be credited to Keith Thursby from the Los Angeles Times.

posted @ Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 11:15

Shearer: 'Green Hornet' just weird enough to create buzz

@DanMatthews: Dan, that sucks. Beechwood was renovated several years ago to bring it up to date with "stadium seating" and digital sound, but they didn't do such a good job with sound proofing. When I saw "The King's Speech" a couple weeks back, I could hear explosions from the movie showing in the screening room beside the one I was in. Definitely ruined some of the quieter scenes.

posted @ Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 10:38

Shearer: 'Green Hornet' just weird enough to create buzz

@nocount: I didn't get to see it in 3-D. Now I feel cheated! someone owes me a private screening and a pair of plastic shades.

posted @ Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 16:41

Shearer: 'Witch' not bad enough to be good

@Bearhand: Yes! With Carmen Electra and Adam West. After it was over, I tore out my eyes and stomped on them. It was good times.

posted @ Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 18:05

Shearer: 'Witch' not bad enough to be good

@Bearhand: Honestly, it's one of my favorite movies of all time. I don't know what that says about me, but there it is.

posted @ Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 16:48

Shearer: 'Witch' not bad enough to be good

@Scoop156: Your comment was warm enough to melt the ice on my driveway. Much appreciated!

posted @ Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 16:46

Shearer: Noteworthy films that didn't make the top 10 list

@Scoop156: That comment is even more special because it was my birthday yesterday Smile

posted @ Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 21:25

Shearer: 'Monsters' is more drama than sci-fi

@Bearhand: You're welcome! Guess what? I'm actually wearing my Miskatonic University t-shirt today.

posted @ Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 16:57

Shearer: 'Re-Animator' still best in genre

@demosthenes: I recommend fans of "Let The Right One In" steer clear of the U.S. remake. It was impossible for me to put the original out of my head and take "Let Me In" on its own merit because 90% of it was just a copy offering nothing new. The remaining 10% consisted of distracting computer-generated vampire attacks and botched attempts at putting a Hollywood spin on iconic scenes from the Swedish version. They definitely drained the life blood out of it.

posted @ Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 18:43

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