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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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Total recall: one hundred short films about November, 2019, not to exceed an hour total viewing time nor 30 seconds each, unless they feature Matt The Electrician

1. 11/1/19 Palo Alto (recycling)2. 11/1/19 Palo Alto Lytton Plaza (music)3. 11/2/19 Palo Alto (media)4. 11/2/19 Palo Alto (media)5. 11/2/19 Palo Alto (dog)6. 11/2/19 Palo Alto Barron Park (street train)7. 11/2/19 San Francisco (basketball)8. 11/2/19 San Francisco (miscellaneous)9. 11/219 Palo … Continue reading

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Deep Blue Something ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ VS Ana and The MRI duo, song performed mostly covers at Lytton Plaza

Deep Blue Something is a group from Dallas Texas who had a big hit “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” that played at Cubberley Community Center in 1998. It was #5 on the 1996 Billboard Hot 100 charts. It namechecks a famous movie, … Continue reading

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Vida Blue vs Pumpsie Green

Joel Selvin mentions that Pumpsie Green was a truant officer, chasing kids from Provo Park, near Berkeley High, in 1970, and maybe knew the stabbing victim who died at Altamont, Meredith Murdock, Hunter (Selvin, 2006: Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The … Continue reading

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