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Poitier at Stanford Theatre in September

Stanford Theatre the movie palace has announced a summer fall schedule after two years being shutter due to the epidemic a highlight is a September 2 day run of two movies featuring the late Sidney Poitier. meanwhile Earthwise will resume … Continue reading

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Go, badgers!?

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Jenny Scheinman (w Finn Taylor) vs Aleta Hayes (w Jack Tuttle)

I just got word that a Jenny Scheinman project has been announced for onsale at Stanford Live Arts, for January, 2022. It’s called “Kannapolis” and is a performance piece that combines live performance of written and improv music in reaction … Continue reading

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Life as strange as fiction in ‘Last Picture Show’

You have to be the son of and the son of a son of a car dealer to search the name of the Chevy dealer in the background as Sonny and Dwayne fight in last picture show: Murphy Chevrolet. Vincent … Continue reading

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Too short films by Brian Moore

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In Tanaka’s Satanic Service, Strikes Two

BLUF: if i was going to answer such a question I would say I am reading the autobiography of the recently deceased football hero Gale Sayers for whom the NFL humanitarian of the year award is named for “I Am … Continue reading

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I’m middle aged but James Dean and Natalie Wood have long since turned to dust swallowed by mites

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Am I the last to notice that Austin powers back story is based on Michael antonioni ‘blow up’?

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Latest word on Nick Nolte film by Dartmouth grad Jonathan Nossiter

Times says that Jonathan Nossiter, a Dartmouth ’84 which means I may have overlapped with him two years although I’m not sure we’ve met, yet I think so, has a new film called “Last Words” that was selected for Cannes … Continue reading

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Bong’s ‘The Host’ featuring Jerry Stiller

Yesterday I read the Times’ preview of the TNT pilot of an adaptation of another Bong movie, “Snowpiercer” and commented that current Hollywood should do a remake of “The Host” as a comedy, with Jerry Stiller as the creature. (I … Continue reading

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