Category Archives: film

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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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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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Dario Fo do not know Bw Sudden vivid flashback to 1981 Jefferson starship at the Greek theater what you gonna do about stairway to Cleveland whatcha gonna do about Cleveland? whatcha gonna do about rock & roll? whatcha gonna do … Continue reading

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Bendtime for Bongo

Director Bong Joon Ho prepares to take a bow, as first foreign film director to win Best Picture. I touteded him 12 years before The Carpet bagger: Dear relatively short and random list of friends: I want to share with … Continue reading

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Mel and Bey and Queen and Slim

(I am psyched about this new black bonnie and clyde thing, by the director of lemonade video…) Big Game Remi and Clay at the Fillmore Niners Packers Sunday night Larry Ochs onsale Elvin Bishop onsale Charlie Musselwhite onsale 2019 = … Continue reading

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