July 3, 2004
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Okay fella… you need a life.

— Posted by John Campea

I would like to show you the reason why many females think that men are incapable of thinking beyond their own crotch. Apparently, at approximately 10:30 EST some lonely fellow…

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July 2, 2004
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Remember this name: James Franco

— Posted by John Campea

James Franco, the young actor who plays Harry (Peter Parker’s best friend) in the Spider-Man films, is suddenly a very hot commodity in Hollywood, and deservedly so. Not only does…

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July 2, 2004
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Download Spiderman 2 in Full.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, chances are you’ve been dying to see Spiderman 2 but you haven’t seen it yet. And you think Downloading it will be faster, yes? Well, I’ll be honest. We…

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July 2, 2004
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NNNOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

— Posted by John Campea

This just sucks. The Japanese DVD release of Mamoru Oshii’s Innocence – the sequel to the hugely influential Ghost in the Shell and owner of the most technically impressive animation…

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July 2, 2004
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Izo Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Whee! The trailer for Takashi Miike’s Izo has appeared online and it looks as though Miike’s back in full on insanity mode … a time travelling and seemingly invincible samurai,…

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July 2, 2004
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Okay, New Rule …

— Posted by John Campea

Right boys and girls … I’ve mentioned this from time to time on individual threads but here it is in great big letters where you can all see it: Posting…

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July 2, 2004
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Marlon Brando dies at 80

— Posted by John Campea

Coming Soon.net reports actor Marlon Brando has passed away at age 80. The death occurred at an undisclosed Los Angeles hospital Thursday, attorney David J. Seeley said Friday. The cause…

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July 2, 2004
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Shrek 2 Destroys the 400 Million Dollar Mark Record.

— Posted by John Campea

Not many films have run the 400 Million Dollar Mile. In fact, only 4 have. (6 if you count that Star Wars and E.T. crept past 400 million with their…

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July 1, 2004
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What Do You Call This? Film Aid?

— Posted by John Campea

Okay … ye olde KungFuGuy just forwarded me this link and it’s so surreal that it had to be mentioned … For those who don’t know already Korea has undergone…

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July 1, 2004
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A Record Made is a Record Broken.

— Posted by John Campea

Well it’s not like there was any doubt that Spiderman 2 would clean up at the box office, but this is still pretty impressive: Spidey’s single day take for Wednesday?…

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July 1, 2004
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Update on the Delayed Studio Ghibli DVD Releases …

— Posted by John Campea

I promised to keep you updated on the status of Disney’s delayed DVD releases for Nausicaa, Proco Rosso and My Neighbor Totoro and true to my word, here it is:…

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July 1, 2004
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The Movie Blog One Year Anniversary

— Posted by John Campea

The month of July marks the 1 year anniversary of The Movie Blog (actual date is July 24th). I can’t believe it’s been a year. I was sitting in my…

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July 1, 2004
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Spiderman’s Biggest Fan – Sam Raimi

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, g’head and say you saw it first but you didn’t. In 1967 there was a story in the SpiderMan comic (#50) called “Spiderman No More” in which Peter Parker…

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July 1, 2004
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Miike Madness At Artsmagic!

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it looks as though Artsmagic’s releases of Full Metal Yakuza and Sabu are just the tip of the iceberg as far as their relationship with Takashi Miike … coming…

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June 30, 2004
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John reviews Spider-Man 2

— Posted by John Campea

Cautiously optimistic. That’s the frame of mind that I went into Spider-Man 2 with. I LIKED the first Spider-Man, but I didn’t LOVE it. The advanced reviews of Spider-Man 2…

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June 30, 2004
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That’s a Whole Lotta Lizard

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. If you’ve an extra eight hundred dollars or so lying around and a major radioactive lizard fixation the good folks at Toho Studios have got a deal for you:…

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June 30, 2004
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New Casshern Review Up at Midnight Eye

— Posted by John Campea

Let me preface this by saying that nobody develops a foreign film fixation on the scale that I have without a LOT of help. I mean you have to have…

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June 29, 2004
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The Chicken Little Trailer: The Best Disney Can Do Without Pixar? Good Grief.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I realize that putting 2 Disney posts in a row (see below), you can get the idea that Disney’s business moves sorta bug me. And from that, some would…

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— Billy Crystal as Mitch Robbins from City Slickers, 1991

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