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Night of the Living Blurbs

 (Originally published in 1994 in The Gleaner of Rutgers University-Camden.) Crooklyn ** Does anyone out there wish the eighties had never happened, that we were all just trapped in the seventies for all eternity? Are we so starved for the … Continue reading

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Blurbs from 1995

(Originally published on February 11, 1996 in The Gleaner of Rutgers University-Camden.) Whole buncha shorties here, folks. Dangerous Minds: Michelle Pfeiffer plays an ex-Marine who teaches inner-city schools. Excuse me? Talk about casting against type. And didn’t we see the … Continue reading

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286 – American Dreamz

In American Dreamz, the president (Dennis Quaid) lives in a virtual cocoon, knowing little of the outside world aside from what his trusted advisors tell him – and not really minding much, either. When he makes public appearances he wears … Continue reading

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93 -Bridget Jones’ Diary

Rene Zellweger is a slim Texan with a thick, laconic drawl. The character of Bridget Jones is a chunky (by the author’s definition) British lass. Many readers of the Helen Fielding novel thought that the petite Zellweger was all wrong … Continue reading

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Mickey Blue Eyes

Welcome to another movie in which Hugh Grant plays a stammering, somewhat repressed Briton! Okay, so this isn’t a major stretch for Hugh, playing a straightlaced auctioneer at a prestigious auction house. He’s decided to propose to his girlfriend (Jeanne … Continue reading

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