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#SetTheVCR: November 22-28, 2020

Sammy Younan

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From American Psycho to a Mr. T book signing at Honest Ed’s to Die Hard let’s give thanks for the 80s! (more…)

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#SetTheVCR: November 15-21, 2020

Sammy Younan

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From a comedy special to a horror special behold TV’s wide range of emotions all ready to connect to your feelings. You feeling what I’m feeling? (more…)

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New Book Alert: February 10-14, 2020

Sammy Younan

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My weekly collection of new and notable books for your pop culture pleasure and edification: #ReadMoreTweetLess.
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Trial by Trailer: Including…Atypical

Sammy Younan

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Is this good?
Will this be good?
Every movie trailer answers or challenges those 2 questions. The ham-fisted rebuttal comes swiftly, however: no you don’t need to always see a movie to know it’s tank.

Do you really need to sit through a Michael Bay Transformers movie to know for sure? Tank is Tank. And Fresh…well Fresh is always Fresh. I’m down like I’m Brown for that.
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PantsWorthy: TIFF 2019

Sammy Younan

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One of the more puzzling aspects of a film festival—most film festivals—is that the present project is what gets celebrated. The present is the focus. Kevin Smith got Clerks into Sundance which is a great accomplishment. However the present only creates potential. It is the follow up…that matters: the relationship with the festival and now the relationship with the audience grows out of that potential. In music one hit wonders are fine and fun they do not in any way shape or form suggest a career or a body of work.
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