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Twin Warriors, The Girl Next Door, Velvet Goldmine

Ok, I’ve been slack, I admit. I’m renaming this category, since “Weekly Netflix” was quickly becoming a misnomer. I’m just not the type to keep up to a strict posting schedule. Now I’ll just write my capsule reviews whenever I get around to it, but still regularly I hope. Twin Warriors The plot: Two best […]

Bound, Y Tu Mamá También, American Wedding

Bound The plot: Girl meets girl, girls scam Mafia. Ask anyone about this movie and the first thing they’ll mention is steamy lesbian sex. Well, yes, there’s that, but it’s also a pretty decent mob caper thriller to boot. Gina Gershon is a recently-released ex-convict who finds work remodeling an apartment. The next door neighbors […]

Cube, Thirteen Conversations, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Cube The plot: A group of people wake up to find themselves trapped in a mysterious cube-shaped maze laden with deadly booby traps. This was some obscure Canadian movie that was released direct to video in the US, where it built a minor cult following. I saw it a few years ago on the Sci […]