Archives 2008
 
Nolan's Pop Culture Review is an online fan magazine published weekly. Old issues go into the Archives Tuesday morning and new issues go online usually by Wednesday afternoon any given week. Deadlines flex, but basically end mid-week. Editorial revisions, corrections and updates continue through Friday morning when generally the issue is considered complete and "final". Submissions are always welcome, but must be received early in the week to avoid being bumped to the next week. Thank you for your continued cooperation and support!---Nolan

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457........(December 22--28, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Year-End Issue! by Nolan B. Canova. The Year That Was, Part Two: July--December....Special Thanks....Heading Into The New Year....R.I.P., Eartha Kitt, 81....A Very Special PCR Christmas....Best New Column of 2008....In Recognition of ED Tucker....In Recognition of Lisa Ciurro....The Graveyard of Fallen PCR Columns '08....End Game
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Frost/Nixon"....and...."Valkyrie" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- A Very Fanboy Christmas áby ED Tucker
THE AUDIO PHILES -- The Flaming Lips: Christmas On Mars áby Terence Nuzum
SPORTS TALK -- Favorite Topics Of Ĺ08 .... From First To Worst .... Arena Football Died? .... Nfl Picks .... Sports Talk Sports Awards! áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Merry Christmas áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Thanks And Thoughts .... Show Us!! .... Passing On .... In Case We Missed You .... Coming Next Year .... The Year That Was: Part Ii .... Top Movie Quotes .... I Leave You With This .... And The Oscar Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


456........(December 15--21, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Final Tampa Film Review by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Tampa Indie Film: Mission Accomplished? Part 2....The Year That Was, Part One: January -- June....Plus....The Tampa Film Review for December áby Nolan Canova
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Yes Man" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Christmas Matinees -ľ Forgotten Holiday Turkeys! áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- R.I.P. Bettie "Queen of Curves" Page, 1923-2008 áby Lisa Ciurro
GROWING UP FANBOY -- March of the Wooden Soldiers áby Chris Woods
FILMLOOK -- Whatever Happened To Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer? áby Paul Guzzo
MIKE'S RANT -- Last Week .... So What He Really Wants To Do Is Direct? .... Movie Notes .... Music Notes .... Passing On .... The Year That Was: Part One .... And The Oscar Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS


455........(December 8--14, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Tampa Indie Film: Mission Accomplished? by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Bettie Page, dead at 85.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Day the Earth Stood Still" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Time Warp Toy Box '08: Part 2 áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- They Were Who We Thought They Were? .... Give That Man A Raise! .... Graham Harrell .... Arena Football: Dead Or Alive? .... Barry Melrose At It Again .... NFL Picks áby Chris Munger
MIKE'S RANT -- Oscars .... Greedy Bastard .... Dead .... Next Year's Series .... And The Oscar For Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


454........(December 1--7, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Season's Greetings! by Nolan B. Canova. Forrest J Ackerman Dead at 92....Bettie Page Hospitalized with Pneumonia....Attention All PCR Writers: End of the Year Issues Coming Up....Josh Sullivan's Cross-Country Adventure....Brent Harvey Needs Your Super Bowl Vote....Our Wacky World News: Bush Expresses Remorse...Obama Birth Certificate Back in the News....New Mental Disorder: The Truman Syndrome.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Cadillac Records" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- William Moriaty's YOU TUBE MUSIC, ARCHITECTURE AND POP CULTURE OF THE SIXTIES, Part 3 áby Will Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- Time Warp Toy Box '08: Part 1 áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- The Juice Isnĺt Loose Anymore .... Will Monte Volunteer? .... Plaxico Shoots Himself .... NFL Picks áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Forrest J Ackerman Is Gone .... NFL Legal Blues .... Nibiru .... Fantasy Football Heaven áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Forry .... Louis .... Hall Of Fame Time .... Awards Time .... The Juice Ain't Loose .... And The Oscar Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


453........(November 24--30, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Happy Thanksgiving! by Nolan B. Canova. Thanksgiving thoughts. Plus...."Guess Nobody Else Noticed Channel 44's Birthday" by John Miller .... The Return of Sports Talk
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Bolt" áby Mike Smith.....Also....Winter Movie Preview by Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- William Moriaty's YOU TUBE MUSIC, ARCHITECTURE AND POP CULTURE OF THE SIXTIES, Part 2 áby Will Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: ôThe Starlost: The Complete Seriesö áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Sports Talk Returns .... Rays Lost The Series .... Melrose Evicted From Place .... Nfc South: Best In League? .... Whatĺs Wrong With The Pack? .... TNA Taking Off .... Thanksgiving Football .... NFL Picks Next Week!!! áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Gobble, Gobble áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Passing On .... Trek Fans Be Warned .... So That's Where He Went .... So How Is Elvis Doing? .... And The Oscar For 1951 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


452........(November 17--23, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Nightmare on Elm Street, 45 Years Ago by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Updates and More....Let's Try That Again....Stressed. Plus....The Tampa Film Review for November áby Nolan Canova and Chris Woods
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Twilight" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- William Moriaty's YOU TUBE MUSIC, ARCHITECTURE AND POP CULTURE OF THE SIXTIES, Part 1 áby Will Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- Show Review: Renninger's Antiques Extravaganza 2008 áby ED Tucker
GROWING UP FANBOY -- The Uptown Theater áby Chris Woods
MATT'S RAIL -- Duhnavan Mcnabb .... Oh Where Oh Where Has My Septic Tank Gone.... Forry Resurrected .... áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Who Was That Guy (or Gal)? .... The Moose .... The Winners Are .... Holiday Movies .... And The Oscar For 1951 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


451........(November 10--16, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Tampa Giant Comic Con and Toy Show For November by Nolan B. Canova. Last convention at the DoubleTree. Pictures from the Con.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Quantum of Solace" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: "Stanley: Special Edition" áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- FANGRRL Goes To The Tampa Comic Book & Toy Convention áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- Sorry, Folks áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Wednesday??? .... Is Chris Rock Going To Be Mr. Myagi? .... Passing On .... And The Oscar Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


450........(November 3--9, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- OBAMA WINS! And a Very Old Question Is Answered. by Nolan B. Canova. Election Day .... Amendment 2
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Soul Men" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Halloween Horror Nights 2008 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- An Attitude of Gratitude áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- President "O" áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- How 'Bout Them Bucs? .... Chiller Theatre .... See Ya! .... Hail To The Chief .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1974 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


449........(October 27--November 2, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Happy Halloween! by Nolan B. Canova. Also....The World Series....Upcoming Ghoulish Holiday Sale....Event Reviews....Plus....Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend áby Chris Woods....Zombie Night at the Beach Theater: The Halloween Horror Picture Show, 2008 áby John Miller....The Halloween Horror Picture Show 2008: A Different View áby C. A. Passinault
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Changeling" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Retro-Ween 2008 áby ED Tucker
MUSIC EMPORIUM -- Kings of Leon: Only By The Night by Bobby Tyler & Jake Tipton
MATT'S RAIL -- Happy Halloween .... Birthday Boy .... Great News Delivered .... Fantasy Football áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Anthony .... Chiller Theatre .... Spooky No Longer .... Bond...James Bond .... Sacred No Longer .... It Worked On Bewitched .... No No No No I Don't Sign Them No More .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1974 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


448........(October 20--26, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Goals by Nolan B. Canova. Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series....Movie Ticket Give-Away....Guest Editorial: Remembering Rudy Ray Moore by John Miller....DRAGOON Finale (Sort Of)....Tucker TV and Spider-Fan Stories
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Pride and Glory" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- ScreamFest '08 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- Trick or Treat? áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- It Was A No Brainer áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Nostra-biden .... Finally (Maybe) .... Sorry Dolph .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1974 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


447........(October 13--19, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- "W." by Nolan B. Canova. My review of the Oliver Stone presidential bio-pic. Also...Edie Adams, dead at 81.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "W." áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part Six: Thereĺs Only One Way to Go Out áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- The Last Debate .... Palin And Biden .... Pain In My Glute .... Red Sox/Rays áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- October Classic .... Passing On .... Movie Notes .... Nice Try, Tubby .... Take That Homeland Security .... Not Just A Clever Title .... And The Oscar For 1973 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


446........(October 6--12, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Debates by Nolan B. Canova. Also .... O.J. .... In Memorium: Dottie Carlson
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Body of Lies" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: ôHoney West: The Complete Seriesö áby ED Tucker
GROWING UP FANBOY -- Halloween, New York Style by Chris Woods
FANGRRL -- October Is... áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- The Sweet Smell Of Justice .... McCain & Obama .... Birthday Wishes .... Happy Birthday John áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Darci .... Goodbye Again .... Movie Notes .... F*@# You Too! .... Wanted: A Pair Of Balls .... And The Oscar For 1973 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


445........(September 29--October 5, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Try, Try Again by Nolan B. Canova. The Bail-Out Bill....Paul Newman, dead at 83....R.I.P. AOL Hometown.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Appaloosa" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Itĺs a Jungle Out There: Monkey Jungle áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Usf .... The Coach On Espn News .... Lane Kiffen And Scott Linehan Fired! .... More Cowbell!!!!!!!! .... Week 5 NFL Picks áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Paul Newman .... Go Bucs áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Justice 13 Years Late .... Aaargh - Part 4 .... Well Duh! .... Greed: Good, Stupidity: Bad .... And The Oscar For 1997 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


444........(September 22--28, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Trillion by Nolan B. Canova. Bad Credit? No Credit? No Problem!...Clay Aiken and Lindsay Lohan Admit They're Gay....The Return of Schlockarama
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Eagle Eye" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: "Bloodsucking Cinema" áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Gators Lose In The Swamp! WTF???? .... Overtime Thriller .... Week 4 NFL Picks áby Chris Munger
MIKE'S RANT -- Rock And Roll? .... Newsflash .... So It's Her Fault .... Perhaps In The Bizarro World .... Paul Newman .... Movie Notes .... And The Oscar For 1997 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


443........(September 15--21, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Turbulence Ahead by Nolan B. Canova. Hurricane Ike....Obama/Biden/McCain/Palin....Also....The Tampa Film Review for September áby Nolan Canova, Terence Nuzum, and John Miller
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Lakeview Terrace" áby Mike Smith
ODDSERVATIONS -- Switch áby Andy Lalino
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part Five: Theyĺll Be Rough Seas Ahead áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Bad Time To Be Raider Nation .... NFL Officials: Need Glasses? Part Deux .... Still A Quarterback Controversy .... Kat Deluna Can't Sang .... Rays In The Playoffs! .... Matt Grothe For Heisman? Don't Bet On It .... It's Time For Week 3 Pix! .... My Gratitude áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Updated 9/21 .... Ms. Palin And Special Needs Kids .... Happy Birthday Mike áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Toga Redux .... Baseball .... The Answer Is... .... The Answer Is .... Please Hurry Up And Die .... Get Out The Vote .... Passing On .... A Little Culture .... And The Oscar For 1997 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


442........(September 8--14, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Whirlwinds by Nolan B Canova. Hurricane Ike .... Changes and New Stuff.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Burn After Reading" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Fight For Sanity in Insane Times áby Will Moriaty
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: "Murder Mansion" (1972) áby Andy Lalino
FILM BIZ 101 -- If I Had An Idea.... áby Corey Castellano<
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: ôPsychotronica Collectorĺs Setö áby ED Tucker
GROWING UP FANBOY -- New column! The Star Wars Years áby Chris Woods
SPORTS TALK -- Bucs Drop One To The Saints .... Rays Falling From Grace? Canĺt Be! .... Stick A Fork In Him .... Week 2 NFL Picks áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Toga, Toga, Toga, Toga .... Happy Birthday SAG áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- My Dad .... And The Oscar For 1997 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

441........(September 1--7, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Hurricanes and Conventions by Nolan B. Canova. Hurricane Gustav....Sad Passings....RNC....Umm....I Guess The Kids Are Not Alright After All....Mike Smith Visits Tampa
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Movies Of My Father" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- A Sarasota Road Trip Adventure, Part One of Two: The Powel Crosley Seagate Estate áby Will Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: ôPhantasm: OblIVionö áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- The FANGRRL Guide To Hurricane Preparedness áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Dickey Being Dickey .... Chad Ocho Cinco .... College Uni's .... Daunte Culpepper Retires .... Week 1 Picks áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- This Day In History áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Dad .... Gilligan .... Politics .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1980 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


440........(August 25--31, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- DNC by Nolan B. Canova. The Democratic National Convention. Also..."For Better or For Worse" Comic Strip Ends -- Sort of....MTV Needs Participants for Fanboy Episode of "True Life"
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Vicki Cristina Barcelona" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Dr. Paul Bearer: The Early Years áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: Don Dohler's "Galaxy Invader" (1985) áby Andy Lalino
SPORTS TALK -- Falcons Name Matt Ryan Starter .... MLB Officials: Need Glasses? .... Team Usa .... Giants Down In Flames .... Joe Madden Likes Burritos áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Politico Revisited áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- My Dad áby Mike Smith


439........(August 18--24, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Stormy Weather by Nolan B. Canova. Tropical Storm Fay. Also...The Kids Are Alright....Recent Bigfoot Discovery a Hoax---Surprised?...Feds Say They've Solved One 9/11 Mystery
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Rocker" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- Let's Stroll Historic Roser Park! The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region, Part 10 by William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: "Frogs" áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: "War of the Planets" (1977) áby Andy Lalino
FANGRRL -- Pop Culture Potpourri by Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Welcome To The Trop .... Gene Upshaw .... Citrus Park Loss .... A "Little" Problem áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- I Hate Being Sick .... 11 Delegates Behind??? WTF .... So Long, Gene .... Cancer Test áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Movie Notes .... Hypocrisy 101 .... Wrong Place, Wrong Time .... 4 Banana, 3 Banana, 2 Banana One! .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1980 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


438........(August 11--17, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- More Milestones by Nolan B. Canova. The DoubleTree Comic Con for August ... And ... The Tampa Film Review for August áby Nolan Canova and Chris Woods
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Tropic Thunder" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- Let's Stroll Historic Roser Park! The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region, Part 9 by William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- Kiddie Matinee Memories ľ Part 2 áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- VHS Grindhouse: "She-Gods of Shark Reef" (1958) áby Andy Lalino
FILM BIZ 101 -- Who Does What? by Corey Castellano
FILMLOOK -- The Man Behind the Curtain at the Tampa Theatre by Paul Guzzo
SPORTS TALK -- Michael Phelps On Your Wheaties .... John Lynch Joins Patriots .... Rays Getting Stung .... Tampa Little League .... TJ Whosayourmama áby Chris Munger
MIKE'S RANT -- This Week's PCR .... Viva Las Vegas .... Sign #3 That The Apocalypse Is Upon Us .... I Spy .... Enjoy Your Time .... Passing On .... Wow! .... And The Oscar For 1980 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

437........(August 4--10, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Catching Up by Nolan B. Canova. Plus... Two New PCR Columnists!....Mission Statement Update Cancelled, but Editorial Guidelines Clarified.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Pineapple Express" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Chattaway -- A Florida Phenomenon! by William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- Kiddie Matinee Memories ľ Part 1 áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: The Vampire's Coffin (1958) áby Andy Lalino
MUSIC EMPORIUM -- New column! Mr. Bungle: California áby Bobby Tyler & Jake Tipton
FANGRRL -- I'll Take 'Trivia, TV and TV Trivia' For A Thousand, Please, Alex by Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- From Green & Gold To Green & White .... Nfl: No Fun League .... King James To Europe? .... Madden 09 Releases .... Favre Sets Another Record Without Playing .... Rays On Fire .... Fox 13 áby Chris Munger
MIKE'S RANT -- Really, This Song Sucks! .... Movie Notes .... Passing On .... Viva Las Vegas! .... Welcome Aboard .... And The Oscar For 1980 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

436........(July 28--August 3, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Space Case by Nolan B. Canova. Apollo astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell discusses insider knowledge of space alien visitation. Also... Two More PCR Writers Return....The Case of the Disappearing Ad Banners
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Mamma Mia" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Happy Birthday To Retrorama! áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- VHS Grindhouse: How to Make a Monster (1958) áby Andy Lalino
FILM BIZ 101 -- Strike: The Case For Unions by Corey Castellano
FANGRRL -- FANGRRL Returns With Two Top Ten Lists & A Plea For A Piece of ED's Birthday Cake by Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Favre Saga Continues .... Philly Wins Championship .... Catfighting In Carolina: Update .... Griffey Traded To Chw, Bay Escapes Tampa Bay .... Belichick Loves Cameras .... Team Usa Showing Off In China .... Indianapolis Colts Vs. Washington Redskins áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- It Is To Rock áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Cheesus Christ .... Shark! .... Another Bond First .... Dunbar, Not .... You Never Give Me Your Money .... And The Oscar For 1956 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


435........(July 21--27, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Batman Phenomenon by Nolan B. Canova. The Dark Knight: Oh, HELL yeah!....The Case of the Rubber Suit and the Shrinking Chest Emblem....PCR's Mission Statement and Editorial Goals, Updated.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Step Brothers" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- Snooty Turns 60! by William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part Four: Itĺs All In The Mind YĺKnow! áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: "The Exterminator" (1980) áby Andy Lalino
SPORTS TALK -- Lebron Guarantees Gold .... Bonds In Pinstripes? .... Favre Saga Continuesů .... Wnba: Now Hiring Grandmas .... Say Hello To The New Stadium, Again .... Arenabowl XXII áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- The FM Dilemma: Answering Andy áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Happy Birthday .... Emperor O! .... Geeks! And The Oscar For 1956 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


434........(July 14--20, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Batmania by Nolan B. Canova. The Dark Knight....And Further Apologies....A Word About "Hellboy II"....Further...ALSO... The Tampa Film Review for July by Nolan Canova, Terence Nuzum, Chris Woods, and John Miller
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Dark Knight" áby Mike Smith
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region: Part 8 by William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: ô'Til Death Do Us Part (Complete First Season)ö áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- Presenting "Brainjacked" - New Feature Film, "Horror-Fi" áby Andy Lalino
SPORTS TALK -- No Football For Old Men .... Rays Letter To The League .... Donĺt Miss The Espys .... No Peyton In Pre-season .... Iĺm Rich, B#@!% .... Sports Writer Sued In OK áby Chris Munger
MIKE'S RANT -- Mmmmmmmmmm......movie .... Funny Stuff .... Of Course You Can Go Free -- Not! .... The Scariest (at Least For Now) .... Correction .... And The Oscar For 1956 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


433........(July 7--13, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Summer So Far by Nolan B. Canova. Welcoming Back Old Friends....At The Movies....Regarding "Dragoon"....The Tampa Film Review Re-Location Reminder
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" áby Mike Smith .... Guest Editorial: "Mother of Tears" by Terence Nuzum
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region: Part 7 áby William Moriaty
RETRORAMA -- ED Tucker vs. Spook Hill áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- The Revenge of Oddservations by Andy Lalino
SPORTS TALK -- Favre Saga Continuesů .... Rays Slumping .... A-Rod + Madonna = Pay Rod .... Jaguarsĺ Star Arrested .... Madden '09 Anticipation .... TBC by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Amity Island Closes Beaches áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Film Fans Rejoice .... Give Money A Chance .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1956 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


432........(June 30--July 6, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Happy 4th of July! by Nolan B. Canova. Harried and Hurried....The Last Two Weeks at Hooters....The Cool Ghoul....Photo Viewer (first appearance)
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Hancock" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Saturday Morning Fever: CBS 1974 áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Base Balls In Ĺbama .... No More Big Paydays? .... Aaron Rodgers: Cocky Or Clueless? .... Tampa Sports On The Rise .... Orlando Falls To Cleveland .... Seattle Sonics Move To Oklahoma .... Favre Saga Continues .... My Apologies PLUS...Special Supplement: Gruden vs Dungy áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Shock Theater Classics!! .... Riverdays Is Upon Us!! .... Masters Of Horror Update áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Jake .... *756 .... Movie Notes .... Musical Honors .... Bozo .... And The Oscar For 1991 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


431........(June 23--29, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Code Red by Nolan B. Canova. Computer Problems....R.I.P. George Carlin....Americans More Religious Than Previously Thought.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "WALL-E" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Sundown at the Playtime áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Bradshaw On Steroids .... Imus Is Crazy .... Shaq Disses Kobe, Loses Badge .... Different Kind Of Bucs In 02 .... Chad Johnson Update .... Stadium Deal Killed By Creators .... The Mullet In Tampa by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Carlin .... Famous Monsters Battle áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- These Guys Are Good! .... Speaking Of Music .... The Greatest Now .... According To George .... And The Oscar For 1991 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


430........(June 16--22, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Movie Shake-Ups by Nolan B. Canova. Also...The Incredible Hulk....ED Tucker Tampa Visit....Weird Week....Nolan Exits MySpace.... Plus... The Tampa Film Review for June áby Nolan Canova, Terence Nuzum, Chris Woods, and John Miller
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Get Smart" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee: The Monkees on Record, Part 4 áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Celtics Are Champs .... Somebody Check The Water! .... Willie Randolph Fired .... Tiger Tiger Woods Ya'll .... Partly Cloudy, No Storms .... Welcome Back To Tampa Lou! .... Let Him Go by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- It's Good Being Green .... Happy Birthday Jaws áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Happy Birthday .... Speaking Of Important Dates .... Rhymes With Gay .... Best Films .... Passing On .... Mmmmmmmmmmmm...quisp .... Who Says We Ain't Cool? .... And The Oscar For 1991 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


429........(June 9--15, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Hot and Bothered by Nolan B. Canova. Bush Regrets Being An Asshole Now. $4.00 a Gallon Gas, Nat'l Average. Sports Talk Now on the Crazed Fanboy Content Management System.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Incredible Hulk" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee: The Monkees on Record, Part 3 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- FANGRRL Goes to the Ladies of the Night Double Feature áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Lakers In Trouble .... Big Brown, Big Let Down .... Bears Release Cedric Benson .... Mr. Mexico Not Done With The Law .... Donĺt Implode Just Yet! .... Storm Beat Predators .... Pay Not To Play .... Donĺt Let Door Hit You by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Celtics Click: Lakers Sick áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- If Nominated I Will Run, If Elected I Will Serve .... Congrats To The Kid .... A Little More Doh! .... Duh Bya .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1960 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


428........(June 2--8, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Signs by Nolan B. Canova. Barack Obama, Democratic Nominee....R.I.P. Bo Diddley, 79....Another Alien Video Gone Wrong....Confederate Flag Monument Disturbs Visitors.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" by Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee: The Monkees on Record, Part 2 by ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- This Week's Column Is Sponsored By The Letter K: King and Korman by Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Put It Down Jerramy!... Itĺs Up To Us For A Stadium ... Oklahoma Sonic Sooners ... Inside The NFL on Showtime ... Lord Stanley Back In HockeyTown USA by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Congrats Obama...and DNC .... Famous Monsters Battle Looms by Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Clint 1, Spike 0 .... Heinz 57 .... More From Michael Bay .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1972 Should Have Gone To... by Mike Smith


427........(May 26--June 1, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Transitions by Nolan B. Canova. R.I.P. Dick Martin, Sydney Pollack, Earle Hagen, and Harvey Korman. Also....We Say Goodbye To "Filmlook", For Now....Scott McClellan's Tell-All Book on Bush
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Strangers" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee: The Monkees on Record, Part 1 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- Book Review: Waiting For Agnes by Joe Bullard áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Rays Best in Baseball ... Iraq Kicked Out Of Soccer League ... Thereĺs No Replaying in Baseball!.. Big Brown, Triple Crown? ... Congrats Lakers Congrats Celts by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- So Long Harvey .... Dick Martin .... Happy Birthday New FM áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Sorry We Kicked Your Ass In Softball! .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1972 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

426........(May 19--25, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Dark Week by Nolan B. Canova. Senator Ted Kennedy suffers brain tumor....Hillary vs Obama....Mike's Rant and the Honeymoon Story.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Monkeemania: Confessions of a Second-Generation Monkees Fan! áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- R.I.P. Hazel "Horror Queen" Court, 1926-2008 áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- NFL Owners Want More Of The Pie ... To Be Or Not To Be ... King James Falls to the Celtics ... L.A. Rams Part Deux? by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Snail Mail - - Priority Style .... New FM Site .... House Of Dark Shadows! .... John McCain Surprises!!! áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- The Week That Was .... Classy Guy .... Bobby Kennedy Was Shot In June .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1977 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


425........(May 12--18, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- More Benchmarks by Nolan B. Canova. Crazed Fanboy/PCR Homepage reaches quarter-million hits....Hillary Dillary....Schedule....Army Tests Out New "Iron Man" Super Suit. Plus.... The Tampa Film Review for May by Nolan Canova and John Miller.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part Three: All Together Now! áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- Favre Headed South?... NFL vs Arlen Specter ... Kasmir Signs Extension ... Sean Taylorĺs Killers Will Not Fry ... Hornets Fans Bring Eva to the Game áby Chris Munger
FANGRRL -- Book Review: The Fifth Vial by Michael Palmer áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- Patriot Games; Bad Reporting Style .... Hillary Wins Big Time áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Movie Notes .... Music Notes .... Passing On .... Mission Accomplished .... And The Oscar For 1977 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


424........(May 5--11, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Still Tied by Nolan B. Canova. North Carolina primaries. Also... Retracting the Retracted Retraction....Iron Man....Dragoon Comic Coming
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Iron Man" áby Mike Smith Summer Movie Preview by Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Comic Book Confidential: Iron Man Primer áby ED Tucker
FILMLOOK -- Greco the Great Common Man - A Look at Tampa's Former Mayor áby Paul Guzzo
SPORTS TALK -- Uniforms...Clemons...Eight Belles...New Orleans vs San Antonio....Malone's Son Drafted....Storm by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- I'm A Ramblin' Guy .... The Boys In Green Are Back .... A New Horrorhead Fred áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- I Love New York! .... The World's Shortest Rant .... Mother's Day .... And The Oscar For 1977 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


423........(April 28--May 4, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Strange Politics by Nolan B. Canova. Bush Press Conference....Retracting My Retraction.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Comic Book Confidential: JLA Ĺ74 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- FANGRRL Goes to the Ybor Festival of the Moving Image áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- Clemons...Rays...Bucs...and more by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Wedding Day .... 18 Years áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Married Life .... Movie Notes .... Goodbye! .... And The Oscar For 1976 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


422........(April 21--27, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Crapshoot by Nolan B. Canova. Hillary Wins Pennsylvania....Congrats to Mike and Juanita....About Last Week's PCR....Sports Talk Update
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- H.G. Lewis: The Monster A Go-Go Interview áby ED Tucker
FILMLOOK -- How a Tampa Attorney Became Hollywood's Hottest Screenwriter áby Paul Guzzo
SPORTS TALK -- Third Inning by Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- My Buddy Glen .... Just Bad Reporting? .... Kansas City, Kansas City Here I Come áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- I Hear You're Getting Married .... Hope He Doesn't Pull A Hammy .... Ok, Now I'm Psyched .... The Week The Music Died .... Chuck .... And The Oscar For 1976 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


421........(April 14--20, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Still Going and Going... by Nolan B. Canova. Plus....Political Race....Summer Movies of the Fantastic....CANOVA: The Comic -- Update....The Tampa Giant Comic Con and Toy Show for April...And... The Tampa Film Review for April áby Nolan Canova, Terence Nuzum, and Chris Woods
MOVIE REVIEW -- "88 Minutes" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Forgotten Horrors: Monster A Go-Go! áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- Odds 'n Ends 'n Bits 'n Pieces áby Lisa Ciurro
SPORTS TALK -- The Next Round áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Charlton Heston Top 10 .... Politico .... The Wolfman áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Barry O! .... Return Of The Good Reverend Wright .... Speaking Of The Evil White Man .... Passing On .... This Week's PCR .... And The Oscar For 1978 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


420........(April 7--13, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Charlton Heston, R.I.P. by Nolan B. Canova. Also...The Closing of Tampa's Unique Video....New Writer for PCR?
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Leatherheads" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Charlton Heston ľ The Sci-Fi Years áby ED Tucker
SPORTS TALK -- New column! Guest Editorial: Sports Talk áby Chris Munger
MATT'S RAIL -- Charlton Heston Rip .... Planet Of The Apes Dvd Set .... Moh Updates .... New Top Ten áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Welcome To The New Guy .... Rock Chalk Jayhawk .... Darwin Award Nominee .... Tripping The Light Fandango .... Count Da-money .... Heston .... And The Oscar For 1976 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


419........(March 31--April 6, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The Obama Irony by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Thanks for the Iraq War feedback....Matt's Rail update
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Shine A Light" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part Two: You Could Pass for the Originals áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- Politico .... Dot Com Me Baby .... New Kid On The Block áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Thanks Ed .... 40 Years Ago .... Passing On .... Can I Have Your Autograph .... And The Oscar For 1976 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

418........(March 24--30, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Milestones by Nolan B. Canova. PCR's Eighth Anniversary!...Iraq War at Five Years and 4,000 Dead Americans....Also....A Very Woods Easter
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Stop-Loss" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: "The Baby" áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- Happy Birthday, PCR....Happy Birthday, Iraq War....The Wolfman áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- The Right Price At What Cost .... Golden Slumbers .... Also Passing .... And The Oscar For 1967 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

417........(March 17--23, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Arthur C. Clarke, R.I.P. by Nolan B. Canova. Also...Wright is Wrong for Obama. Plus... The Tampa Film Review for March áby Nolan Canova and Lisa Ciurro.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Drillbit Taylor" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- OzFest 2008 áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- Book Review: Letters From A Dead Armadillo by Wendy Boucher áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- Rondo Awards Result....Paul, Paul, Paul....Politico....Van Halen Resumes Tour áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Oz .... Ahead Of The Game? .... Speaking Of Whores .... Bye Bye Barack .... Barry Bonds (again) .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1939 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

416........(March 10--16, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Sex Week by Nolan B. Canova. Gov. Spitzer Falls in Disgrace....Tampa Judge vs Stripper....Double Standards.  Also..."Skipperrrrrr......!" Dawn Wells' Pot Bust....Plus...The 28th Annual Tampa Bay Area Renaissance Festival....Dave Stevens, RIP. Additionally....King of the Strip Clubs and Gods fo Gore: 2 Days at The Gasparilla Film Festival áby Chris Woods.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Horton Hears a Who" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- MegaCon 2008 áby ED Tucker
MIKE'S RANT -- I Feel Faint .... Passing On .... Movie Notes .... And The Oscar For 1985 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

415........(March 3--9, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Super Tuesday....Again by Nolan B. Canova. Also....The Wizard of Gore....The Gasparilla Film Festival: Young Filmmakers Series
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Semi Pro" áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Blood Bash áby ED Tucker
FANGRRL -- FANGRRL Goes to the Gasparilla Film Festival áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- 6th Annual Rondo Awards -- Voting Closes Saturday....Hillary Scores Bigtime....Bush-Cheney Indicted áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- The Storm .... Passing On .... Road House Troubles .... And The Oscar For 1985 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

414........(February 25--March 2, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- The 80th Academy Awards by Nolan B. Canova. How did we do as far as predictions? Also...Saying goodbye to Ben Chapman, Steve Gerber, Dick Fletcher, and William F. Buckley, Jr..
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Vantage Point" áby Mike Smith
FANGRRL -- Book Review: Historical Photos of Tampa. Text and captions by Ralph Brower áby Lisa Ciurro
RETRORAMA -- Dr. Paul Bearer: The Lost Photographs ľ Part 2 áby ED Tucker
FILMLOOK -- Remembering Dick Fletcher áby Paul Guzzo
MATT'S RAIL -- Happy Birthday Famous Monsters....Another Icon Lost....Oscar Miss....2 Weeks Left For Rondo áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Politics .... Oscar Recap .... Speaking Of Winners (not) .... Passing On .... Corrections .... And The Oscar For 1990 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


413........(February 18--24, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Castro Resigns by Nolan B. Canova. Also...A special encounter at The Village Inn restaurant. MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Best Picture Nominees Are..." áby Mike Smith
RETRORAMA -- Dr. Paul Bearer: The Lost Photographs ľ Part 1 áby ED Tucker
FILMLOOK -- A Retired Cuban-American Activist Remembers a Different Castro áby Paul Guzzo
MATT'S RAIL -- Barack Attack or Obama Yomama...Rondo Hatton Awards áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Oscar Night .... Somewhere John Hooper Is Weeping .... Death Goes To The Movies .... Speaking Of Heath Ledger .... In Memory .... And The Oscar For 1981 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

412........(February 11--17, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Writers Strike Ends by Nolan B. Canova. Also...."Remembering Roy Scheider" by Michael A. Smith....Hillary Losing to Obama? And....The Tampa Film Review for February áby Nolan Canova, Terence Nuzum, and Chris Woods
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Diary of the Dead" áby Mike Smith
FANGRRL -- Book Review: Full Wolf Moon by K. L. Nappier áby Lisa Ciurro
RETRORAMA -- Toy Shop--R.I.P. áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- Roy The Boy áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Roy .... Now There Are Only 5 .... Indy .... Bye Bye Roger .... And The Oscar For 1979 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


411........(February 4--10, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Super Tuesday by Nolan B. Canova. Plus....Super Bowled Over....The Fate of Natalee Holloway.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Fool's Gold" áby Mike Smith
FILMLOOK -- The Black Lector: James Tokley áby Paul Guzzo
RETRORAMA -- Saturday Night Dead áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- SuperDuper Bowl .... Politico .... Rondo áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- Oscars .... Grammys .... Passing On .... Rocket Misfires .... And The Oscar For 1989 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


410........(January 28--February 3, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Clinton and McCain in Florida by Nolan B. Canova. Election Primary results are in.
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Rambo" áby Mike Smith
FILMLOOK -- It's True ... The Arts ARE Important áby Paul Guzzo
ODDSERVATIONS -- FX Show 2008, Suzanne Pleshette/Allan Melvin, Star Trek trailer áby Andy Lalino
RETRORAMA -- FX 2008 áby ED Tucker
MATT'S RAIL -- Super Bowl XLII....Presidential Dropouts....Rondo Time áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- I Was There! .... Never Trust A Ute .... Movie Notes .... Speaking Of Psychotics .... Oops, I Forgot .... And The Oscar For 1994 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

409........(January 21--27, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- A Dark Time for Hollywood by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Heath Ledger....Allan Melvin....Regarding the Legacy of Martin Luther King....About This Week's "Canova"
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region: Part 6 áby William Moriaty
MOVIE REVIEW -- The 80th Annual Academy Award Nominations áby Mike Smith
THE ENLIGHTENMENT -- Pirates! Pirates! Pirates! áby Terence Nuzum
RETRORAMA -- FX -- An Interview With Mike Herz áby ED Tucker
ODDSERVATIONS -- DVD Grindhouse: Parts: The Clonus Horror by Andy Lalino
FANGRRL -- Book Review: Darkness Falls by Kyle Mills áby Lisa Ciurro
MATT'S RAIL -- Birthday Boy....New Furnishings....Politico....Rondo Awards....Masters of Horror....Heath Ledger áby Matt Drinnenberg
MIKE'S RANT -- I've Got An Erection! .... The Anti-Oscars .... The Name Is... Lost .... Passing On .... And The Oscar For 1969 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith


408........(January 14--20, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Whoa, Nellie! The 2008 Homepage is Here! by Nolan B. Canova. Also....Vampira, RIP....UFOs Over Texas.... Mona Lisa ID's at Last....Chess Master Bobby Fischer Dies.... Chris Woods on the TFR's 4th Anniversary. Plus.... The Tampa Film Review for January áby Nolan B. Canova
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Fabulous Architecture of the Tampa Bay Region: Part 5 áby William Moriaty
MOVIE REVIEW -- "Cloverfield" áby Mike Smith
THE AUDIO PHILES -- The Top 20 Albums of 2007, Pt. 2: #10--1. áby Terence Nuzum
ODDSERVATIONS -- Goodbye, Vampira áby Andy Lalino
FANGRRL -- R.I.P. Maila ôVampiraö Nurmi 1921-2008 áby Lisa Ciurro
FILMLOOK -- Bud Lee: His Trapped Memories Can Still Escape Through Photos áby Paul Guzzo
RETRORAMA -- The Yellow Submarine Chronicles Part One: In the Town where I was Born... áby ED Tucker
MIKE'S RANT -- It's Oscar Time! .... So Mj's Available? .... Belated Congratulations .... And The Oscar For 1983 Should Have Gone To áby Mike Smith.


407........(January 7--13, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Obama. Hillary. McCain? What The...? by Nolan B. Canova. Tampa Film Review reminder....Will Moriaty and the Library of Congress....Sir Edmund Hillary, RIP
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Keys To A Great Vacation, Part Three áby William Moriaty
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Bucket List" áby Mike Smith
THE AUDIO PHILES -- The Audio Philes Top 20 Albums of 2007 pt. 1: #20-11. áby Terence Nuzum
ODDSERVATIONS -- >How I miss Avant-Garde cinema áby Andy Lalino
RETRORAMA -- DVD Review: "Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster" áby ED Tucker
MIKE'S RANT -- The Critic's Choice .... Writers 1 Hollywood 0 .... Back And Still As Strong As Ever .... Batman 3 Superman 1 .... Free Time On Their Hands .... All First Timers (almost) .... Licking James Bond .... .... And The Oscar For 1978 Should Have Gone To... áby Mike Smith

LETTERS

406........(January 1--6, 2008)
FRONTPAGE -- Happy New Year! by Nolan B. Canova. Talk Shows Return....NetFlix to Enable Direct Downloads to TV....Update on the "CANOVA" comic
LA FLORIDIANA -- The Keys To A Great Vacation, Part Two áby Will Moriaty
MOVIE REVIEW -- "The Best of 2007" áby Mike Smith
ODDSERVATIONS -- VHS Grindhouse: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin, Hooters áby Andy Lalino
FILMLOOK -- 2007 - The Year the Tampa Film Community Became a Family áby Paul Guzzo
RETRORAMA -- 2007: The Year That Was áby ED Tucker
MIKE'S RANT -- I Guess It's Ok If You Miss .... Welcome To The Hall .... Happy Birthday .... And The Oscar For 1976 Should Have Gone To áby Mike Smith



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