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Frasier Crane and the Illusion of Self-Control

In the final season episode “Murder Most Maris,” Niles’ (David Hyde Pierce) ex-wife is accused of murder. Niles is implicated as a possible accessory, for lending her an antique crossbow, which became the murder weapon. His life swirling out of control, Niles “chooses” to be calm. Martin (John Mahoney), the Crane boys’ father, observes, “Wow! […]

What’s Goin’ On in the ‘Burbs? Hot Fuzz!

The movie I’m into more than any other right now, in the sense that I could basically watch it every night, is Hot Fuzz. Co-written and directed by Edgar Wright and co-written by and starring Simon Pegg (both of Shaun of the Dead fame), Hot Fuzz is an action/cop/buddy spoof that itself serves as a […]