Daily Archives: January 20, 2013

Awaiting Auction

I was visiting an urban refuse center, a massive garbage/salvage operation with extensive grounds. It had a vertical sorting facility at its center, a multistory building, and as part of a small group I was being given a tour of … Continue reading

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3 things about Gary Nelson’s FREAKY FRIDAY

Freaky Friday [1976] 1. “He’s gonna cook? Isn’t that sort of a sissy thing to do?” 2. Victor Borge! 3. Two halves of a police car. Bonus: in the midst of the chaos, she sits down on the kitchen floor … Continue reading

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3 things about Brian De Palma’s THE FURY

The Fury [1978] 1. “Harry, I told you we should have moved to Melrose Park. This wouldn’t be happening if we lived in Melrose Park.” 2. Water Tower Place rendez-vous. 3. John Cassavetes blows up. His head tumbles through the … Continue reading

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