Jim Spader_69

Jim Spader_69

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Film scholar. Masters Degree in 1980s teen cinema. Minor in mediocre early 90s star vehicles.

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  • Career Opportunities

    Career Opportunities

    ★★★½

    I truly believe this could have been a great film. The first half has lots of laugh out loud moments and sets up the story perfectly. Once Whaley and Connelly are locked in the Target it feels like things will get going. But it’s about half way through where it runs out of gas. 

    I appreciate Dermot Mulroney and his brother Kieran’s oddball performances as the store robbers but the whole idea felt like John Hughes was phoning it in…

  • Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

    Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

    ★★★½

    Stirring Netflix motion picture

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  • Nightmare Weekend

    Nightmare Weekend

    ★★★★

    A masterpiece. A dream within a dream. What is going on. What does it all mean. Dense like a decadent chocolate cake. So many things occurring. Exhausting, but in a good way.

  • The Net

    The Net

    ★★★

    It may have been cool in 1995 to order pizza from a website called “pizza.net” but I was at my fellow buff @eyeswidebutt’s place once and he ordered Domino’s straight from the website and I was blown to bits.