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Road Games

Check out this goofy poster for Road Games, Dan’s movie recommendation from the last episode, courtesy of Wrong Side of the Art, which collects terrific old exploitation art.

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The Flop House Still Exists

We promise! However, due to a confluence of factors, including Dan owning all the equipment, Dan being on vacation last week, and Dan being involved in a super-secret project this week, we’ve been forced to take our longest hiatus yet. However, fear not, Flop fans! A new episode will be posted next Sunday. Cross our […]

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Flop House Cribs!

Okay, so this wasn’t actually produced for The Flop House, but rather to promote Elliott’s 92Y Tribeca screening series, but if you ever wanted to see how 1/3 of The Flop House lives (hint: large) then now’s your chance:

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The Flop House is on Medical Leave

Sadly, while this would normally be one of the Flop House’s “on” weeks, there will be no new episode this weekend. Why? Because Dan is going UNDER THE KNIFE. What’s wrong with him? Well, if Dan were to listen to the part of his brain that craves outpourings of attention and sympathy, he would tell […]

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Elliott Promotes His Next Screening

My next film screening at 92YTribeca is going to be another good one, an underseen classic of Japanese cinema: It’s called “Kill!”, and it’s not as violent as it sounds (though it does have a lot of sword-fighting in it). It’s a very fun movie, and I’m going to be joined after the screening by […]

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Dan Live Blogs the Oscars for the Writer’s Guild at FireDogLake

I have been asked by the Writer’s Guild to join a group of far more distinguished writers than myself in live blogging the Academy Awards this Sunday evening. You can follow it on the “La Figa” blog on the FireDogLake site. So if you enjoy the sort of film commentary you get here, but would […]

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Underrated Movies? Here Are Dan’s Picks

My buddy Matt is the proprietor of of an excellent blog called Cockeyed Caravan, devoted to highlighting underrated or underseen films. Recently he’s asked various luminaries and/or people he knows to contribute their own list of movies. I think you can see where this is headed: you can see my list HERE. Thanks to Matt […]