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2001 Stories by Gregory Weinkauf

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  • A Hard Hobbit to Break

    published December 20, 2001

    Since the horrors of dominator culture -- destruction, devastation, dumb-assness -- do not appear to be receding of their own accord, there's... More >>

  • Walking Away a Loser

    published December 6, 2001

    The lights go down, and the puzzlement begins. Ensemble cast of superstars? Check. Loose remake of amusing curiosity? Check. Built-in, prefab... More >>

  • Spell Binding

    published November 15, 2001

    Lovely magic, this. An enchanting family classic. If you believe in magic, you'll love Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. And if you... More >>

  • Simulating the Senses

    published November 8, 2001

    If you're a college freshman, don't read this. Just grab your newfound peers and go see Richard Linklater's new movie, Waking Life, then... More >>

  • Herald and Mod

    published October 25, 2001

    No one has more to say about life than someone who hasn't lived it yet. While pop culture's juvenile slaves would shout down this concept to their... More >>

  • Hollywood Hells

    published October 18, 2001

    Ask David Lynch, and he will tell you apple-pie America just isn't what it seems. People behave strangely, sometimes violently, and sometimes they... More >>

  • The Brothers Grim

    published October 18, 2001

    Here you'll find madness, mayhem and murder, in no short supply. The Hughes brothers, Albert and Allen, have always had a knack for horror, as... More >>

  • The Full Monty

    published September 13, 2001

    After the next few apocalypses, hundreds of thousands of years from the moment we clever humans smugly call "now," the great... More >>

  • The Bitch of Kitsch

    published August 30, 2001

    Cuddly outsider #63178D, please step forward. Well, my goodness, look at you! You are so alternative, so fringe, so punk! So artsy and... More >>

  • American Without Tears

    published August 30, 2001

    Written and directed by. With.. More >>

  • Back in the 'Nam

    published August 16, 2001

    There is something fairly amusing about this title, Apocalypse Now Redux. Think about it: Prophetic Disclosure Presently Shows Up Again... More >>

  • Churl Power

    published July 26, 2001

    Festering somewhere between an after-school special and kiddie porn lies this frank but heinously melodramatic open wound from veteran Canadian... More >>

  • The Bore

    published July 19, 2001

    If you're enthralled by watching acclaimed actors meandering purposelessly around Montreal, this may be the summer sensation you've been hankering... More >>

  • Peak Performance

    published June 28, 2001

    Those expecting Himalaya to focus upon the beloved traveling carnival ride known for its liberal use of Def Leppard ("Do you wanna go... More >>

  • Reel People

    published June 21, 2001

    Now here's a tricky one. Start with a busload of familiar and appealing stars, shacked up together for a couple of weeks in a house in the... More >>

  • Surf 'n' Turf

    published June 14, 2001

    In a year inundated with massive movies, it's a pleasant surprise to note that a truly spectacular adventure has arrived in the form of a Disney... More >>

  • Sheer Gaul!

    published May 31, 2001

    Remember glee? Perhaps not, given our penchant in recent times to chuck giddy hearts aside in favor of being stupid, obnoxious and mean.... More >>

  • Petty Woman

    published May 17, 2001

    Presently sitting in a very peaceful meditation facility. First time here. The location (which shall remain unnamed so as to maintain... More >>

  • A Hard Day's Knight

    published May 10, 2001

    Let us first in olden verse this critic's cynical curse disperse: The greet unwashede consummethe crappe, Fro Jerrye Springgere to... More >>

  • You've Got Female

    published April 26, 2001

    Visualize a pretty young woman and a handsome young man heading for the bedroom. She has just suggested that she wants to show him what she... More >>

  • Shoot the Moon

    published April 26, 2001

    Somewhere, in deepest New South Wales, Australia, there exists a humble sheep paddock. (In this particular case, the paddock is nearly devoid of... More >>

  • Hale and Hardy

    published April 19, 2001

    There's a majesty to Michael Winterbottom's new film, a majesty and a terrible, icy chill. There's also a fair bit of invention, as the director... More >>

  • Ass-Backwards

    published April 19, 2001

    Justice may be blind, but vengeance, it turns out, has a very short memory. So it goes in Memento, the much-anticipated "puzzle" movie from... More >>

  • That's All She Wrote

    published April 12, 2001

    "Keep a diary and one day it'll keep you," said Mae West, and while the sentiment rings true, it does little to explain the mystery of why Helen... More >>

  • A Kinder, Gentler Dope Fiend

    published April 5, 2001

    Hello, what's this? Why, could it be another cautionary tale from Hollywood about recreational drugs being -- alert the media! -- not... More >>

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