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2004 Stories by Gregory Weinkauf

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  • Dorkula

    published December 8, 2004

    They walk among us. They resemble people, approximate our words and actions, present themselves more or less as human. And yet they are more -- a... More >>

  • Call Him Al

    published November 24, 2004

    If you've ever gone line-dancing with a gaggle of amputees on crank and hallucinogens, you know something of the feeling engendered by viewing... More >>

  • Flesh for Fantasy

    published November 10, 2004

    Not a lot of people know this, but the word "dildo" most likely comes from the Italian word for delight, diletto, which in turn emerges... More >>

  • Attack of the Clones

    published October 20, 2004

    The Grudge bears the imprimatur of Sam Raimi, but alas, has neither his sense of fun nor his smarts. The wunderkind director behind... More >>

  • Gender Pretender

    published October 20, 2004

    Let's just get the term out of the way up front. The term is "fag-hag" -- and a thousand pardons, sensitive readers, but there is no P.C.... More >>

  • Rebel, Rebel

    published October 13, 2004

    It's the tenth anniversary of John Duigan's smart, sensual and superb Sirens, and I'm reflecting on the comment of a female friend when I... More >>

  • Picture Imperfect

    published October 13, 2004

    Outside Tinseltown, not everyone may be aware of the Hollywood Forever cemetery, which specializes in memorializing lives via a process the... More >>

  • The Importance of Being Ernesto

    published October 6, 2004

    Revolutionary idolatry is an odd business. Just ask unruly pop singer Stew, of the unruly pop group the Negro Problem. On his Naked Dutch... More >>

  • Days of Future Passed

    published September 15, 2004

    Fortune smiles on groovy egregiousness. In the case of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, the filmmakers' investment in their... More >>

  • Vile with a Smile

    published September 15, 2004

    Essayist. Playwright. Radio personality. Librettist. Actor. Novelist. Now, with Bright Young Things, the inimitable British wit... More >>

  • Banzai Beat

    published September 8, 2004

    Say hello to a pop-cinema masterpiece. This new Japanese import opens with a massive thud not unlike Godzilla's footfall, and its cinematic... More >>

  • Live Baby Live

    published September 8, 2004

    Some of the people who helped bring you dank, morose amusements such as The Crow, Dark City and The Matrix have a new movie... More >>

  • Screenplay Zero

    published August 25, 2004

    You know how fear is scary? Well, director E. Elias Merhige is into that, especially in his new serial-killer thriller Suspect Zero.... More >>

  • His Guy Friday

    published August 11, 2004

    There is a phrase bandied about that other film industry -- "gay for pay" -- that means exactly what it says. The queer thing is, this... More >>

  • Deck Heads

    published August 11, 2004

    Most boys seem to tumble down the assembly line with their main switch factory-preset to Aggression. Toys are for throwing, army men are for... More >>

  • Meow Mixed

    published July 21, 2004

    ithout risking much critical credibility, it can be said that Catwoman succeeds on its own feline terms. Much like a cat, the movie... More >>

  • Celluloid Dreams

    published July 7, 2004

    Built for Speed: The Coral Court Motel Way before its 1993 closure and subsequent demolition, the Coral Court Motel on Watson... More >>

  • King Artless

    published July 7, 2004

    Behold what is, in theory, the thinking person's ideal summer blockbuster. King Arthur features some of the planet's most beautiful... More >>

  • Until the Night

    published July 7, 2004

    Memory is a wonderful thing, if you don't have to deal with the past," declares French Celine (Julie Delpy) to her erstwhile American... More >>

  • George of the Bungle

    published June 23, 2004

    A strong toxin requires a strong antidote. In the case of the Bush administration, the cure is being served in significant part by Michael Moore,... More >>

  • Frogs Gone Loco

    published June 9, 2004

    It's a sign that a nation may be losing its collective mind when it grants a nutty hack like Quentin Tarantino an exalted title like Officer of... More >>

  • Summer Film Previews

    published May 26, 2004

    JUNE Around the World in 80 Days STARRING: Jackie Chan, Steve... More >>

  • Blessed Are the Cheese Makers

    published May 19, 2004

    In 2004 A.D., as the five remaining members of the legendary Monty Python comedy troupe lie in coffins in a Vanity Fair spread to jeer at... More >>

  • After the Fall

    published May 12, 2004

    Those seeking a spiritual counterpart to the yin of Lynne Ramsay's masterfully moody Morvern Callar will find their yang in David... More >>

  • Dough-boy's Malaise

    published May 12, 2004

    Perhaps you've heard of Taxi Driver. Well, meet Scooter Dude. In Crimson Gold (Talaye sorkh), an Iranian... More >>

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