Andrew Jupin

Andrew Jupin

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1/4 of we hate movies | senior film programmer at jacob burns film center

Favorite films

  • The Big Lebowski
  • Back to the Future
  • Stop Making Sense
  • Duck Soup

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  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    ★★★

  • Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One

    ★★★

  • Broadcast News

    ★★★★½

  • Almost Famous

    ★★★★★

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  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    ★★★

    This is firmly a So Bad It’s Good for me. There’s some decent action and fights. Pretty cool seeing Jet Li and Michelle Yeoh fight a couple times. It’s also simply one of the craziest things I’ve ever seen.

    After two hours of one outrageous moment after the next—including a cartoon Jet Li vomiting lava—the entire film ends with a text-on-screen joke like it was the end of Animal House. Just exquisite stuff.

  • Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One

    Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One

    ★★★

    I dug the art in this quite a bit. And the vocal performances are all pretty solid, but no matter how good, you still miss the Conroy/Hamill dynamic.

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  • The Greasy Strangler

    The Greasy Strangler

    UPDATE: It's now been four months since I've seen this film. I think about it at least once a day, and have every day, since June the 14th. Yes, this is a one-star review, but in reality, it's a secret four-star affair.

    It's like Napoleon Dynamite, The Room, Swamp Thing and Todd Solondz beat each other to death inside a Tim & Eric sketch, all set to a soundtrack from a Dan Deacon copycat.

    The titular 'Greasy Strangler' looks like famed…

  • Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

    Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

    This is, by the absolute loosest human understanding of the word, a movie.