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Watch The Replacements documentary ‘Color Me Obsessed’ online now

After two decades of near silence The Replacements have shown signs of life. Earlier this year lead singer Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson collaborated on a benefit EP for Slim Dunlap and even hinted at a possible ‘Mats reunion, an … Continue reading

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History of ‘The Blues Brothers’ in Vanity Fair’s comedy issue

Most of the attention on Vanity Fair’s comedy issue deservedly focused on the magazine’s oral history of Freaks and Geeks. Among the unsung stories of the issue, on newsstands now with previews available to read online, is the genesis of … Continue reading

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Judd Apatow on pure comic rage

There’s something inherently funny about watching someone lose all semblance of self-control when they flip out. Comedians like Chris Farley and Adam Sandler made careers on playing people who might (hysterically) lose it at any moment and Bill O’Reilly’s freak … Continue reading

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Watch this documentary about Jay-Z at the Barclays Center right now

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Help this fan fund a documentary about the hapless Buffalo Bills

  Former Editor in Chief of National Lampoon Scott Rubin is trying to make a movie about his lifelong obsession, and depression, with the Buffalo Bills. The team (of which this writer is also a fan of, Gilmore looks okay … Continue reading

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Recording the authentic sounds of ‘Lincoln’

Lincoln is sure to see an influx of ticket sales as moviegoers hit theaters in the north and south to avoid holiday conversations. What’s less obvious than Daniel Day-Lewis’ awesome performance as the 16th president, though, is the ambient sounds … Continue reading

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Celebrate Halloween with ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space,’ the worst movie ever made

There might be no better way to spend Halloween than with a few drinks and the train-wreck that is Plan 9 From Outer Space, widely accepted as the worst movie ever made. Released in 1956 after being written and directed … Continue reading

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