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Comment Archives: stories: Cinema: Cinema Feature

Re: “Popcorn Paradise

Casa Video has great customer service. I was looking for the Japanese film Survive Style 5+ on DVD. Apparently the previous copy had been damaged, so the staff on duty made a note of it and one week later it was replaced with a new copy.

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Posted by John on 05/16/2013 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Popcorn Paradise

There's also a lot of eclectic movies available at Casa that aren't available anywhere else—not all movies have yet been converted to a digital format, especially the eccentric odd-ball good stuff.

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Posted by Rebecca Macaulay on 05/16/2013 at 8:34 AM

Re: “Popcorn Paradise

I am moving to Tucson in a couple weeks and I am so pleased to know this establishment exists and is healthy. I experienced a similar store in my former location: locally owned, comprehensive inventory, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere. Why is this an anomaly? This is a testament to the quality of life in Tucson. Cheers.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by ronko on 05/16/2013 at 7:04 AM

Re: “Disappointing Debauchery

It was terrible. I totally agree

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Alicia Powell on 04/04/2013 at 12:06 PM

Re: “Disappointing Debauchery

Aw, come on, Bob. Come on, come on, come on, come on. We BOTH know Spring Breakers is a great movie!

4 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by alanj on 03/27/2013 at 8:29 PM

Re: “Focus on Arpaio

It is too bad the Dupnik doesn't enforce the law with the same vigor as Joe. But you all know he is nothing more than a puppet for the Democrat Party.

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Posted by nam6870vet on 03/21/2013 at 2:04 PM

Re: “Focus on Arpaio

Thanks, Colin Boyd, for writing about this film and thanks to the TW for publishing the schedule that the film is showing at the Loft.

East Valley NewsNet, go piss up a rope, jodido. Your are the pig.

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Posted by Ricardo Small on 03/21/2013 at 7:32 AM

Re: “Franco, the Miscast

Fantastic review. Dead on. During the movie, I went to the bathroom and texted, "This movie is horrid. I'm going to hurt myself."

Your line about the "screensaver" look is perfect. There was no magic in this movie. Black magic, maybe, because somehow I was tricked into wasting 16.00 for me and my son.

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Posted by dave on 03/16/2013 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Waste of Talent

Ah yes, the "tacky" taste of American Movie goers....

Posted by Karine on 02/28/2013 at 5:11 AM

Re: “Waste of Talent

That scene was FUNNY!!!

Posted by Bob Grimm on 02/20/2013 at 11:54 AM

Re: “Waste of Talent

"Hollywood ... please ... don't squander McCarthy's talent."

?

Ya mean the crapping in a bathroom sink talent?

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Posted by Yes Bob on 02/18/2013 at 1:02 PM

Re: “Laugh-out Disappointment

Midroad 3...if you see it on TV someday, watch the Naomi Watts sketch...then switch it off or run away from you TV set.

Posted by Bob Grimm on 02/03/2013 at 1:54 PM

Re: “Laugh-out Disappointment

Was interested in seeing this before the movie critics started weighing in, but the reviews have been so universally bad, I think I'll pass.

Posted by Midroad3 on 02/02/2013 at 9:23 AM

Re: “Old Guy vs. Drug Cartel

Hollywood script writers ran out of good ideas several decades ago. When does "Battleships II" come out???

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Posted by Mike Anderson on 01/24/2013 at 6:48 AM

Re: “Efficiently Epic

Hey Sara...I think this film is a lot "smoother" than The Hurt Locker. I didn't notice any shaky cam getting on my nerves.

Posted by Bob Grimm on 01/12/2013 at 12:09 AM

Re: “Efficiently Epic

I'd like to see this, but am wondering if it was filmed in the same manner as "Hurt Locker"...with the handheld cameras? I had to walk out of that movie before I got physically sick. Thanks!

Posted by Sara on 01/10/2013 at 8:01 AM

Re: “A Heart Full of Love

Hi Matt -

Well, for starters, all films are manipulative. Can you name one that didn't ask you to believe something based only on the story it was telling? And while I didn't like the film nearly as much as Bob and agree with you about the strength of Hathaway's performance, I'm not in the 'sappy bullshit' camp with you. I just didn't feel anything larger than a healthy respect for it, but as a production and spectacle, Les Miserables is exceedingly well-assembled.

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Posted by ColinBoyd on 01/06/2013 at 7:05 PM

Re: “A Heart Full of Love

Anne Hathaway's one-take performance of whatever-the-fuck-the-song's-called is most likely the coolest thing in this 'film', however, the rest of this is just sappy, manipulative bullshit.
Anyone (including Bob Grimm) wanna feedback to me?

Posted by mattsince69 on 01/04/2013 at 4:12 AM

Re: “Lackluster Spaghetti

It's perplexing to me how Jamie Foxx continues to get jobs despite his defense of Michael Vick's dogfighting operation.

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Posted by G. DiNardo on 12/30/2012 at 1:27 PM

Re: “A Heart Full of Love

Saw it in LA in a theater with a very good sound system...it was GREAT. I love all types of movies, including action, but this musical is a must see. It will make you wish for more films like this.

Posted by archcc on 12/30/2012 at 9:23 AM

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