This Week in the Mercury

Friday, September 16, 2011

This Week's Mercury Film Section

Posted by Erik Henriksen on Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 1:18 PM

DRIVE I need that jacket.
  • DRIVE I need that jacket.
DRIVE "I could spend more words trying to crack open this thing's DNA to see why Drive works on me like it does, but it's probably better to just accept the giddy, sexy high it offers."

STRAW DOGS "The preview screening audience was cheering for death like it was a Republican presidential debate."

I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT "[Sarah Jessica Parker] resembles a horse carved out of a dried-up apple."

BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD "Shots of an alone, ruined Fischer linger upon his eyes—eyes that reveal a man no longer in control of the whirring calliope in his head."

SHAOLIN "It's all rote enough that when a horse-drawn carriage tumbles off a moonlit cliff, you'll half expect it to burst into a fireball."

More, as ever, in Film Shorts. And here are your Movie Times.


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