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  • Apr 16-22, 2003
  • Vol. 23, No. 27

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Arts & Culture

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  • House of 1000 Corpses

    Geezer: H / Weezer: HHH

    Things get r-e-a-l-l-y sick in Rob Zombie’s directorial debut. Working with a story that’s an extreme variation on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and a cast of cult figures and B-movie veterans (among them, Karen Black, Sid Haig and Bill Moseley), Zombie lets it all hang out, especially the innards.

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  • Anger Management

    Although one might hope from the pairing of Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson that something a little different was afoot, this film has obviously been designed as a typical Sandler vehicle — a series of juvenile jokes haphazardly strung together with large doses of cliché shoved up the cracks in between.
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  • Lilya 4-Ever

    Swedish director Lukas Moodysson’s documentary film language usually tells mundane and tragic melodramas with an effective understatement and a redemptive denouement. But here, his tale turns into the tragedy of a teenage girl’s white slavery beyond the powers of fairy-tale redemption.
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Food & Drink

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  • Señor smoke

    Much of the food here is as good as any other southwest-side restaurant’s, and some of it is head, shoulders and thorax above. The menu ranges from the standard Mexican-joint fare of cheese quesadillas, carne asada, beef tacos, and cheese enchiladas to less common dishes like a whole tilapia, served in the crispy, crusty, down-home Mexican style. Other standouts include sublime chiles rellenos (stuffed chiles) and chunky, body-warming caldo de pollo (chicken soup).
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