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Before discussing our film today, let me plug my big radio debut this weekend. This Saturday at 5:03 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, I'll be interviewed by "Magic" Matt Alan of Outlaw Radio (www.outlawradio.tv), who enjoyed the Boozehound review of Beautiful...


Pop Culture Item Consumed: Internal Affairs, a nasty little suspense thriller from 1990 featuring Richard Gere in a rare villain role as a highly decorated but deeply corrupt cop. A fresh-faced Andy Garcia plays the Internal Affairs officer investigating Gere's...


Pop Culture Item Consumed: Backdraft and Ladder 49. Why would I do such a thing? As I hurriedly turned the channel one night to avoid being turned to stone by aggressively offensive I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, it...


Over the course of the years, I've converted my lair/lounge/superfortress into an Eden of boozing and film-watching. Regardless of whose fault it is, mine or Hollywood's, I've also come to enjoy fewer and fewer new film releases each year. As...


Pop Culture Item Consumed: Thanks to Prisco for today's column idea, focusing on a small film that holds a special place in my boozy heart. 2002's Igby Goes Down stars Kieran Culkin as the disconnected second son of a wealthy...


Pop Culture Item Consumed: Indiscreet, the brilliant Cary Grant-Ingrid Bergman comic romance directed by Stanley Donen (Singin' in the Rain, Arabesque). Indiscreet, released in 1958, features one of the most beautifully mature movie star pairings imaginable: 55-year-old Cary Grant, entering...


We're deviating slightly from form today to discuss a question of little practical value but of some esoteric interest to film enthusiasts: Tom Cruise's legacy. Cruise has carved out a unique place for himself in cinema, a mega-star niche in...


"During only one movie has the onscreen tippling been so inspiring that I actually stopped the DVD, made myself a really stiff drink (something with bourbon, I believe) AND had a smoke. Then I resumed watching, bourbon beverage in hand....