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The Fall Guy (2024) Review

If balancing romance, action, comedy, and noir was a 150-foot high fall, The Fall Guy pretty much sticks the landing; okay, so maybe the stunt guy bounces off the pad when he lands, but he’s fine. Colt Seavers, played magnificently ...
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Challengers (2024) Review

Tennis is sex. At least, that’s what Tashi Donaldson and the makers of Challengers suggest. Given the marketing and trailers of the new sports romance picture, I expected erotica. Given Luca Guadagnino’s filmography, I expected…a lot of erotica. Despite the ...
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The Princess Bride Revisited

Been wondering what love is? Pining? Staring? Forgetting to shower? Or showering too much? Have I got something to make you feel even filthier: The Princess Bride. That’s right. Just what the doctor ordered–or what you tell yourself the doctor ...
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A Few Good Blows: Aaron Sorkin Takes the Stand

When I was 18, I decided to do coke. Nobody pressured me. Nobody put their arm around me and led me down a hallway filled with mumbling bums, making dark promises of eternal life or other Faustian-like bargains. I was ...
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