Archive for March, 2005

The Top Three Comic Book Adapted Superhero Films

The Top Three Comic Book Adapted Superhero Films

| March 10, 2005

What’s happening fans, movie lovers, and true believers? Gary here with your latest Film Monthly rant and one of the first ever Film Monthly polls, this one about comic book adapted superhero films. First I would like to thank those of you that read and supported my previous FM rant titled, “Assholes at the Movies”. […]

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Madagascar Ready to Rock, as Film is Launched in Hollywood

Madagascar Ready to Rock, as Film is Launched in Hollywood

| March 10, 2005

Thursday, March 10, Los Angeles Chris Rock stole the show as DreamWorks showed select media the first 40 minutes of its summer animated blockbuster Madagascar. The Madagascar drinks created for the occasion were free-flowing as the food, but as we settled down with intros by a ravishing Jada Pinkett-Smith and a brilliantly acerbic Chris Rock, […]

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Salaryman Kintaro: The Animated Series, Vol. 1

Salaryman Kintaro: The Animated Series, Vol. 1

| March 9, 2005

Japan’s premier white-collar hero, Kintaro, struggles with class obstacles and his underworld past in this popular animated series. Following Kintaro during his first days as a low level employee for Yamato construction, Salaryman details the strange life of the former gangster as he straddles his old life with the new. With a fierce dedication to […]

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

| March 6, 2005

Diary of a Mad Black Woman is an odd combination of drama and drag. Not like in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, where the drag adds to the tension and plot of the film, more like… no, wait. Truly there has never been this particular combination of genres, and I think I might know why. […]

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Bride and Prejudice

Bride and Prejudice

| March 6, 2005

A couple of years ago, The Guru came out, I told you that it takes a certain sense of humor to appreciate the Bollywood mind frame. And with all fairy tale/musicals you have to allow for a certain amount of buying into the premise. Let’s start with that premise for Bride and Prejudice, the follow […]

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Be Cool

Be Cool

| March 6, 2005

“I hate sequels” is the first line of Be Cool, establishing immediately that director F. Gary Grey knows that he knows that WE know that HE knows that Be Cool is a sequel and that there is always a certain amount of eye raising with sequels that don’t have a little droid that speaks in […]