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2004 Stories by Gregory Weinkauf

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  • Dorkula

    published December 9, 2004

    They walk among us. They resemble people, approximate our words and actions, present themselves more or less as human. And yet they are more -- a... More >>

  • Call Him Al

    published November 25, 2004

    If you've ever gone line-dancing with a gaggle of amputees on crank and hallucinogens, you know something of the feeling engendered by viewing... More >>

  • Peter Panache

    published November 18, 2004

    Oh, that Johnny Depp. Played in some dime-a-dozen rock bands, did some average television, made a few cutesy little movies. Whatever. Yeah, he... More >>

  • Gender Bender

    published November 11, 2004

    Let's just get the term out of the way up front. The term is "fag hag" -- and a thousand pardons, sensitive readers, but there is no PC... More >>

  • His Guy Friday

    published October 28, 2004

    There is a phrase bandied about that other film industry -- "gay for pay" -- that means exactly what it says. The queer thing is, this... More >>

  • Attack of the Clones

    published October 21, 2004

    The Grudge bears the imprimatur of Sam Raimi, but alas, neither his sense of fun nor his smarts. The wunderkind director behind the... More >>

  • Vile With a Smile

    published October 7, 2004

    Essayist. Playwright. Radio personality. Librettist. Actor. Novelist. Now, with Bright Young Things, the inimitable British wit Stephen Fry... More >>

  • Banzai Beat

    published September 30, 2004

    Say hello to a pop cinema masterpiece. This new Japanese import opens with a massive thud not unlike Godzilla's footfall, and its cinematic... More >>

  • The Importance of Being Ernesto

    published September 30, 2004

    Revolutionary idolatry is an odd business. Just ask unruly pop singer Stew, of the unruly pop group the Negro Problem. On his Naked Dutch... More >>

  • Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

    published September 23, 2004

    In A.D. 2004, as the five remaining members of the legendary Monty Python comedy troupe lie in coffins in a Vanity Fair spread to jeer at... More >>

  • Days of Future Passed

    published September 16, 2004

    Fortune smiles on groovy egregiousness. In the case of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, the filmmakers' investment in their weird... More >>

  • Jet Propelled

    published August 26, 2004

    There's a new movie called Hero. Don't confuse it with that dusty Dustin Hoffman vehicle, nor with the epic Bollywood musical espionage... More >>

  • Screenplay Zero

    published August 26, 2004

    You know how fear is scary? Well, director E. Elias Merhige is into that, especially in his new serial-killer thriller Suspect Zero.... More >>

  • Future Shock

    published August 19, 2004

    The future is almost here. At least, it is according to screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce (Pandaemonium) and director Michael Winterbottom... More >>

  • Deck Heads

    published August 12, 2004

    Most boys seem to tumble down the assembly line with their main switch factory-preset to Aggression. Toys are for throwing, army men are for... More >>

  • Nothing to Fear

    published August 5, 2004

    Deep in the dangerous wasteland of America, far removed from civilization, there exists a community driven by fear, sworn to isolationism. They... More >>

  • Meow Mixed

    published July 22, 2004

    Without risking much critical credibility, it can be said that Catwoman succeeds on its own feline terms. Much like a cat, the movie is a... More >>

  • Until the Night

    published July 15, 2004

    "Memory is a wonderful thing, if you don't have to deal with the past," declares the French Celine (Julie Delpy) to her erstwhile American... More >>

  • King Artless

    published July 8, 2004

    Behold what is, in theory, the thinking person's ideal summer blockbuster. King Arthur features some of the planet's most beautiful... More >>

  • George of the Bungle

    published June 24, 2004

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  • Frogs Gone Loco

    published June 17, 2004

    It's a sign that a nation may be losing its collective mind when it grants a nutty hack like Quentin Tarantino an exalted title like Officer of... More >>

  • After the Fall

    published June 10, 2004

    Those seeking a spiritual counterpart to the yin of Lynne Ramsay's masterfully moody Morvern Callar will find their yang in David... More >>

  • After the Fall

    published June 3, 2004

    Those seeking a spiritual counterpart to the yin of Lynne Ramsay's masterfully moody Morvern Callar will find their yang in David... More >>

  • The World According to Kim

    published May 27, 2004

    Ever-evolving, always changing, the universe nonetheless sustains many constants: Hair metal never really goes away. British women inevitably... More >>

  • Sour Town

    published May 13, 2004

    Written and directed by . Starring . . More >>

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