Summary Capsule: As though a triple homicide and a possible miscarriage of justice weren’t enough. We have to go back to Arkansas too? Continue reading
The Scoop: 1996 documentary, directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky.
Tagline: It’s frightening to think they did it. It’s terrifying to think they didn’t.
Summary Capsule: Back in the day, before we knew Marilyn Manson was a joke. Continue reading
The Scoop: 2001 R, directed by David Wain and starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, and Michael Showalter
Tagline: It was the last day of summer camp. It was the first day of the third week in August.
Summary Capsule: Counselors and kids dance on the grave of 1981 during summer camp’s last day
The Scoop: 1987 R, directed Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Adam Baldwin
Summary Capsule: War is hell, blah blah blah, don’t take small kids to Viet Nam, blah blah blah
The Scoop: 1999 G, directed by Tim Hill and starring Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, and Sock Puppets
Tagline: Space – It’s not as deep as you think.
Summary Capsule” You see, I was contacted through my breakfast cereal and later it was confirmed to me by the cosmic fish that I am definitely from outer space.
The Scoop: 1995 R, directed by Maria Maggenti and starring Laurel Holloman, Nicole Ari Parker, and Maggie Moore
Tagline: There’s a first time for everything.
Summary Capsule: Two female best friends–one lesbian, one straight–fall for each other in teenage passion.
The Scoop: 2003 R, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, and Akiko Takeshita
Tagline: Everyone wants to be found.
Summary Capsule: An older actor and a young newlywed wander around Tokyo together, depressed and despairing. And the Golden Globes calls it the best comedy or musical of the year.