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STOP MAKING SENSE (dir: Jonathan Demme, PG) - Thom says, "STOP MAKING SENSE is the greatest concert film ever. Forget that Patrick Bateman from AMERICAN PSYCHO is obsessed with Talking Heads and that they are probably the only band that Johnny from NAKED would listen to. Actually, scratch that, those are both AWESOME reasons to watch this movie! Man, I’d love to watch this with Johnny. Wonder what he thinks about SkyNET? Because he had that whole barcode diatribe, you know? Wait, you haven’t seen NAKED?! Can I do a two-in-one review? Is this a '2 FOR 1' rental night? If so, grab those, add some pizza, and I’ll be your best friend. Unless you’re Patrick Bateman. I don’t care if you have pizza or not. I’m not going down like that."
STRANGER THAN PARADISE (dir: Jim Jarmusch, R) - Thom says, "I'll probably end up reviewing all of his movies so deal with it. Whenever there are multiple characters onscreen, Jarmusch never cuts to a single character when they speak - instead, he allows the viewer to choose the character that they wish to watch instead of forcing perspective. And he's not even European! Jim Jarmusch is so cool he got into NYU's film grad school with an essay alone. Could Tony Scott do that? Could Tony Scott write an essay? No way. Just look at Jim Jarmusch's hair and you'll realize how much cooler than you he is. But he's super nice about it. I mean, he just comes off that way. I bet he's got a really firm handshake and it's like some crazy one I've never even heard of but he'll be like, 'It's cool man, I'll show you how to do it,' and show me how to do it without making fun of me or anything and then I'll show other people and they'll think I'm really cool and I'll look over at Jim and he'll wink and walk away."
THE POPE OF GREENWICH VILLAGE (dir: Stuart Rosenberg, R) - Greg says, "You know when you do so much cocaine that life seems like a bullet train falling down an elevator shaft and you can’t remember how it happened but all of a sudden your thumb is missing and if you can just get to the racetrack in time to place a bet on a longshot tip you got from a guy in the bathroom of your favorite bar then maybe you can get enough money together to buy another 8-ball and, wait, what happened to my thumb, and when did I grow my hair into a silly little perm and the next thing you know you’re making awkward advances toward Daryl Hannah even though she’s your cousin’s girlfriend and the last thing you see before everything goes dark is Mickey Rourke’s fist closing in?"
THE HIT (dir: Stephen Frears, R) - Greg says, "John Hurt and Tim Roth play sociopathic hitmen sent to Spain to ice Terence Stamp, who ten years previously had grassed on half of London's criminals. John Hurt is creepier than ever and Tim Roth has never seemed more like a feral rodent. However, it's Terry, as the former criminal calmly accepting his death sentence, who steals the show. SEXY BEAST owes this movie big time."
THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK (dir: Rob Epstein, Not Rated) – Greg says, "I had hoped everyone would be clamoring to see this Academy Award Winning documentary now that Gus Van Sant and Sean Penn finally brought this amazing story to dramatic life. But nobody has and I’m not sure why. There is something so epically American about this story that it easily transcends most people’s ideas of what a stuffy documentary should be. It’s got drama, passion, political assassinations, miscarriages of justice, hope for the hopeless and even a hearty dose of humor. And in light of recent political activity in California, it’s shockingly current."
GREMLINS (dir: Joe Dante, Not Rated) – Kurt says, "I know they’re puppets, I know they’re fake, but just think seriously for a second about the consequences of this catastrophe ACTUALLY happening; little horrifying creatures running around laughing and killing people. If it wasn’t for the movie’s protagonist, GIZMO (the cutest little puppet ever), this movie would legitimately freak me out. Chris Columbus wrote this masterpiece as well as THE GOONIES, long before he wrote star-powered let-downs like CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS."

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION (dir: W.D. Richter, Not Rated)

BIRDY (dir: Alan Parker, R)
THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET (dir: John Sayles, R)

BLOOD SIMPLE. (dir: Joel Coen, Not Rated)

THE ELEMENT OF CRIME (dir: Lars von Trier, Not Rated)
GHOST BUSTERS (dir: Ivan Reitman, Not Rated)

PARIS, TEXAS  (dir: Wim Wenders, Not Rated)

THIS IS SPINAL TAP (dir: Rob Reiner, Not Rated)   
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