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Brian Terrill’s Small-Screen 66 – #52: “MythBusters”

Small-Screen 66 – #52: MythBusters (Discovery, 2003-Present) “Don’t try anything you’re about to see at home.” “We’re what you call ‘experts.’” This admonition, in addition to being whole-cloth hogwash (if no one ever “tried this at home,” how could anyone BECOME an expert in the first place?) opens each episode of today’s selection. Fortunately, the…

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Brian Terrill’s 100 Film Favorites – #52: “Hot Fuzz”

100 Film Favorites – #52: “Hot Fuzz” (Edgar Wright, 2007) As with selection #69, X-Men: First Class, this is another instance in which my opinion of a film is greatly influenced by the conditions under which I first saw that film. Hot Fuzz was the first R-rated movie I saw in theaters without adult accompaniment.…