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Disney’s PLANES

The first two words of PLANES is “Hello, ladies,” said by one male plane to two other male planes to put them in their place and assert his dominance over them. UGH. [UPDATE: Title originally said “Pixar’s PLANES.” Salena pointed out that this is just a Disney movie, not Pixar. From Wikipedia: “Planes is based …

A movie poster for Oz: The Great and Powerful. So much going on here. Wizard is surrounded by three witches, emerald city in the background, flying monkey on the right, evil witch on the left.

My Fears Confirmed

In early January I wrote the following about the new blockbuster movie Oz: the Great and Powerful based on the trailer I had seen: Here is my rub: James Franco’s character wants to be a great man. He doesn’t want to die in the tornado that takes him to Oz because “I haven’t accomplished anything …

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An Open Letter to the Alamo Drafthouse

UPDATED: Like I said, good people: @scatx Thank you, consider it read and absorbed. Glad to hear you have made it to so many events! — Alamo Austin (@drafthouse) January 30, 2013 Also: Dear Alamo Drafthouse, I have lived in Austin for nearly a decade and you are still one of my most favorite things …