Author: JoeDog


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Hello/Goodbye My Little Babies

With three bedrooms for only two people, I carved out a nice office space. My DVDs were proudly displayed, alphabetized by director. My computer’s second monitor was a 42″ plasma. Surround sound and black-out curtains created a cocoon in which I could insulate myself from the throes of pending adulthood. Pending gives way to irrevocable. […]

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On Action

Working within the framework of the lengthy Baggpod (I have to admit, I haven’t yet attentively listened to the entire thing) and the posting of the lists, I’d like to offer a few comments / observations. Can you reasonably extricate sci-fi from action? I would say it’s not possible (or more pertinent to our discussion, […]

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Rams and Redskins Wheel and Deal

I can finally exhale. As a life-long Skins1 fan I have endured a parade of hapless and witless signal-callers since the championships of Williams and Rypien, to wit: Heath Shuler John “Deep” Friesz Gus “The Frozen Ferret” Frerotte Jeff Hostetler Trent Green Brad “I Can’t Believe My Enormous Head Fits In My Helmet” Johnson Jeff George […]

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Oscar Retrospective 2010

Leading up to the 84th Annual Academy Awards the In The Bagg staff will take a look back at the past ten years of the awards and will give their opinions on whether the movies/winners held up, if they academy completely shat the bed, and how strong that particular year was for movies.  Please note […]

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oscarretroupdate

Oscar Retrospective 2009

Leading up to the 84th Annual Academy Awards the In The Bagg staff will take a look back at the past ten years of the awards and will give their opinions on whether the movies/winners held up, if they academy completely shat the bed, and how strong that particular year was for movies.  Please note […]

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Tree of Life Review

Terrence Malick’s career-long existential examination of Man v. Nature continues with this year’s Best Picture nominee Tree of Life. If you are familiar with his previous work (The Thin Red Line, Days of Heaven, The New World) you know what to expect: lush visuals, contemplative voice-over, and a steady pace. These defining qualities of Malick’s […]

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