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The Replacements [2]
Even if you don't like scabs, you'll finds yourself rooting for these underdogs.
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
American Pimp [3]
The Hughes Brothers examine popular perceptions of black manhood and entrepreneurship in this documentary focusing on ghetto pimps.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Cool Hand Dex [4]
Donal Logue is big in director Jennipher Goodman's "The Tao of Steve."
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Grass [5]
The legalization of marijuana is shown to be more than just a pipe dream in this fun and informational documentary.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Deeper Than You Think [6]
"Hollow Man" sees through all the horror-film conventions.
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
The Five Senses [7]
Five sensitive souls search for personal integration in Toronto.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Wonderland [8]
Joyless wanderings and souring marriages are the links connecting this constellation of characters.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Bless the Child [9]
The devil made 'em do this movie.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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Amateur Night [10]
Can adolescence survive Fox-TV's "American High?"
— Robert David Sullivan, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
TV Eye [11]
Two new television shows remind us what it was like to be young: Nickelodeon's half-hour comedy series The Brothers Garcia and Fox's "nonfiction drama series," American High.
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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Volume IV, Issue 8
August 14 - August 21, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

J ust as the new NFL season is about to get under way, here comes "The Replacements," a film about a bunch of second-rate players who get a chance to make good during a football strike.

The Hughes brothers explore the psychology, economics, lingo, couture, and mythology of the "American Pimp" in a new documentary.

Are you a Steve or a Stu? "The Tao of Steve" might be able to answer that question for you, but will you really want to know?

Also, a documentary about the demonization of pot, further lamentations over the current spate of reality shows, and more.


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Boston Phoenix Movie Clips [12]

  • The Opportunists
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Wonderland
  • The Replacements
  • The V.I.P.S
  • Cecil B. Demented

Tucson Weekly Film Clips [13]
  • But I'm A Cheerleader
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Hamlet
  • Scary Movie
  • Space Cowboys

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