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  • Grease_sing_a_long_event_review_home_top_story

    The M/C Review: The 'Grease' Sing-A-Long is a ridiculous good time at the movies

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jun 17, 2010

    It's good to see a classic in the theater instead of a remake
  • Cry-Baby - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Nov 1, 2009

    John Waters does a quirky spin on '50s nostalgia in Cry-Baby, his musical homage to Rebel Without a Cause and Romeo and Juliet. Set in Baltimore in 1954 at the birth of rock & roll, the film features Johnny Depp as Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker. Depp is pure charisma as a juvenile delinquent with a permanent tear slithering down his cheek, a reminder of his state-executed parents. In the depths of his despair appears goody-goody girl Allison (Amy Locane), who has a sexual crush on Cry-Baby. But Allison's Pat Boone-like boyfriend, Baldwin (Stephen E. Miller), the leader of the squares, is dead set against Cry-Baby and the rest of the juvenile delinquents and leads a revolt against them. In the resultant riot, the juvenile delinquents are blamed for the chaos, and Cry-Baby finds himself dispatched to reform school. ~ Paul Brenner, All Movie Guide
  • The_world_s_end_review_home_top_story

    Review: Pegg and Frost score big laughs and raw emotions in Wright's 'World's End'

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013

    An interesting examination of a generation's addiction to nostalgia
  • Could_lotr_be_public_domain_today__home_top_story

    Could 'Lord of the Rings' have been public domain today?

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Jan 2, 2012

    The shifting landscape of copyright law makes for some interesting close calls
  • 2013_-_the_runners-up_home_top_story

    Scarlett Johansson, Superman, and three different ends of the world in our Runners-up for 2013

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013

    We 're exhausted from looking back, and we're only halfway through