Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Next Best Films of 2008, And Two Cases of Belated Recognition

Fellow cinephile Franz encouraged me to post an appendix of Honorable Mentions to my list of The Best Films of 2008 (take the time to read Franz’s list, too). Those ten film were of course singled out for a reason, … Continue reading

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The Gay I Am

I’ve written about how I feel about being gay from a variety of different angles before, from the more traditional coming-out story to the the hints of the Early Gay Crushes series, or how I’m somewhat uncomfortable with comforming to … Continue reading

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With New Year, Jesse McCartney Is Back As Sexiest Male

After a several months long absence the SMA list is back , and as has become rather common by now, we have a new man at the top. Not that he hasn’t been up there before: Jesse McCartney finally gets … Continue reading

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Early Gay Crushes: Joshua Jackson

When I see what movies are offered to moviegoing kids these days (seriosly, Beverly Hills Chihuahua?!), I’m sometimes surprised by what you can get away with in today’s Hollywood, and how the kids themselves seem to be perfectly fine with … Continue reading

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Baz Luhrman’s ‘Check All That Apply’ Approach To ‘Australia’

Slate’s excellent movie critic Dana Stevens said of Noah Baumbach’s Margot at the Wedding (which I wrote about last week) that it looked like a promising first draft of a movie, the only hitch being that this was also the … Continue reading

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What I Loved Last Year: The Best Films Of 2008

From Norway, the year in cinema might look a little different than how it looks for American critics and moviegoers trying to summarize 2008. The Oscar contenders are still weeks or even months away from our movie theaters, which means … Continue reading

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