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2001 Stories by Gregory Weinkauf

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  • New Found Man

    published December 27, 2001

    Love him or not love him, Lasse Hallström has done it again: the human frailty, the sorrowful past, the hopeful future, the triumph of love... More >>

  • Ocean's Eleven, Give or Take

    published December 6, 2001

    The lights go down and the puzzlement begins. Ensemble cast of superstars? Check. Loose remake of amusing curiosity? Check. Built-in, prefab sense... More >>

  • Wide Awake in America

    published November 8, 2001

    If you're a college freshman, don't read this. Just grab your newfound peers and go see Richard Linklater's new movie, Waking Life,... More >>

  • Hollywood Hells

    published October 18, 2001

    Ask David Lynch and he will tell you apple-pie America just isn't what it seems. People behave strangely, sometimes violently, and sometimes they... More >>

  • Three Girls and a Marching Band

    published September 13, 2001

    When marching-band director Tyrone Brown asks his Jackie Robinson Steppers, "Are you motivated?" he's not so much inquiring as presenting a... More >>

  • Playing God

    published August 16, 2001

    There is something fairly amusing about this title, Apocalypse Now Redux. Think... More >>

  • Churl Power

    published August 2, 2001

    Festering somewhere between an Afterschool Special and kiddie porn lies this frank but heinously melodramatic open wound from veteran... More >>

  • The Big Swill

    published June 7, 2001

    Now here's a tricky one. Start with a busload of familiar and appealing stars shacked up together for a couple of weeks in a house in the... More >>

  • The Company Loves Misery

    published May 31, 2001

    "Now wait a minute," you may ask yourself during the setup of Ken Loach's new film, Bread and Roses. "Is that Tom Green?... More >>

  • Petty Woman

    published May 3, 2001

    Presently sitting in a very peaceful meditational facility. First time here. The location (which shall remain unnamed so as to maintain... More >>

  • Girl Afraid

    published April 12, 2001

    Keep a diary, and one day it'll keep you," said Mae West, and while the sentiment rings true, it does little to explain the mystery of why Helen... More >>

  • Semi Recall

    published April 5, 2001

    Justice may be blind, but vengeance, it turns out, has a very short memory. So it goes in Memento, the much anticipated "puzzle"... More >>

  • A Kinder, Gentler Dope Fiend

    published April 5, 2001

    Hello, what's this? Could it be another cautionary tale from Hollywood about recreational drugs being -- alert the media! -- not... More >>

  • Vein Glory

    published January 25, 2001

    The doomed often are a remarkably energetic and productive lot, especially when it comes to creating portraits of their personal horrors. Themes... More >>

  • Nitpicking in Reverse

    published January 4, 2001

    Welcome to the cinema, the great communal meditation chamber, circa 2000. Okay, now throw open all the exit doors, because some of our communal... More >>

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