Don Cheadle in No Sudden Move
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“No Sudden Move” is all surface and no substance

My first thought after finishing No Sudden Move last night was “what the hell went wrong?” (Spoilers below, so beware.) No Sudden Move is a heist film, though you really…

The Stand book cover
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Not with a bang, but a whimper: The Stand collapses

Stephen King, and all of us, keep coming back to The Stand trying to get it right. First published in 1978, The Stand has been re-issued with an additional 500…

Cover: They Eat Puppies, Don't They? by Christopher Buckley
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Weekend Reading: “They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?” and “No Country for Old Men”

Knocked down a couple of fiction books this weekend while traveling to and from Southeast LinuxFest. They Eat Puppies, Don’t They? by Christopher Buckley, and No Country for Old Men by Cormac…

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Things that don’t happen in Star Trek

I’m pacing myself… 🙂 This list is obviously pre-Enterprise. (How many folks in the audience watch “Enterprise” faithfully?) 1. The Enterprise runs into a mysterious energy field of a type…