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Movie Marathon 5

Clearly, once again, I’m behind on my everything. Movie Marathon 5 is less than forty-eight hours away now, and I ain’t said a word about it here. Don’t chalk this up to secrecy or anything, I just never got around to it. First off, here’s the line up:

Pumping Iron - 10:00AM
Last Night - 11:40AM
Sunset Boulevard - 1:55PM
Kung Fu Hustle - 4:00PM
Lars and the Real Girl - 5:50PM
Bad Lieutenant - 8:16PM
Bon Cop Bad Cop - 10:05PM
Near Dark - 12:16AM
Battle Royale - 2:05AM
Outpost - 4:14AM
Moon - 5:59AM
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 8:12AM

As always, it’s from Saturday at 10AM to Sunday at 10AM. Unlike past years, we will not be contending with snowstorms, time changes, or hour long empty periods in the middle of the night as a result of math-related ineptitude. I’ll update here a few times during the day and I'll be tweeting away throughout. Jorge will be performing his usual super heroic blogging over at his site, and we’ll have AV material coming out the ying yang (with maybe an additional surprise or two over last year.)

That’s all for now. I’d write more, but frankly I’m just too busy NaBloWriMoing.

Comments

Jorge said…
What the hell are you adding to my plate?

Surprises?

Sheesh.

Unless you're referring to our possible realtime birthing movie...

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