Thursday, October 10, 2002
Julia Stiles in Save the Last Dance

The Americans

A touching response and homage to the American coming-of-age film. Teenage virginity is a heavy burden. Please help.

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Tuesday, October 08, 2002
The Wizard of Oz - The Emerald City

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Ads

McDonald’s, Budweiser, the Gap, oh my! Step out of the woods and into the light.

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A Serious Man
Sympathy for the Devil
The Maltese Falcon
Neo’s Passport
The Dark Knight
A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
The Dreamers
The Dreamers

Books to Phlog

Understanding Jaques EllulUnderstanding Jacques Ellul, by Greenman, Schuchardt, and Toly, will be of special interest to Metaphilm readers as Jacques Ellul understood cinema as one of the chief tools of propaganda used by the state to distract the masses from that which matters.


Tuesday, October 08, 2002


Our love is real, but we are not: A Butch-Dyke Fantasy.”  An           interpretation from The           Village Voice.

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This Again—At A Theater Near You
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