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Heart to Heart [2]
German director Max Farberbock's lesbian love story "Aimee and Jaguar" transcends made-for-TV-moviedom thanks to superb performances by co-stars Maria Schrader and Juliane Kohler.
— Jeffrey Gantz, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Crème DeMentia [3]
Schlock auteur John Waters returns to his roots.
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Communal Comedy [4]
Comedian Steve Harvey shines in Spike Lee's latest joint.
— Chris Herrington, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
The Opportunists [5]
This low-key, character-driven story is an actor's dream that stars Christopher Walken and Cyndi Lauper.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
God's Army [6]
Rookie Mormon missionaries are the lead characters in this recruitment film that's also a respectable DIY filmmaking effort.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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Boston Phoenix Movie Clips [9]

  • Madadayo
  • The Crew
  • Cannibal! The Musical
  • The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack
  • Steal This Movie!

Film Clips [10]
  • The Cell
  • Godzilla 2000
  • Hollow Man
  • Saving Grace

Now What? [11]
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Volume IV, Issue 10
August 28 - September 11, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

M ax Färberböck's based-in-fact movie about the World War II affair between hausfrau Lilly Wust and journalist/resistance fighter Felice Schragenheim would seem to have everything going for it. Except the film doesn't have Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Roberts as the title heroines. And it's in German.

"Cecil B. DeMented" is a wicked film, featuring things like excessive drug use, random killings, gerbil porn and an extremely squishy sound effect to indicate the occurrence of intercourse.

Excitement over the new fall TV season is building, and though it's still quite a way from fever pitch, all the symptoms are there, including the fear that we shall soon spend our evenings flirting with catatonia on the living-room couch.

Also, a "Survivor" post mortem, comedy kings, and more.


Video + TV
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Boys and Boobs [7]
TNT's classy soaper "Bull" tackles those tough stains left by Wall Street testosterone while the syndicated "Cindy Margolis" show asks "What tropical fruit most resembles your breasts?"
— Robert David Sullivan, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Survivor Type [8]
By the time you read this, it will all be over: Reflections on a summer spent loving to hate Survivor.
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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