Monthly Archives: November 2015

3 things about George Cukor’s THE WOMEN

The Women [1939] 1. “She’s got those eyes that run up and down a man like a searchlight.” 2. Cigarettes and bubble bath. 3. “Get me a bromide! And put some gin in it.”

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3 things about Michael Glover Smith’s COOL APOCALYPSE

Cool Apocalypse [2015] 1. No cash in his wallet. 2. “I promise, as soon as I’m sober I’ll apologize.” 3. Coffee cup toast. 3 other things.

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3 things about Wim Wenders’ UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD (Director’s Cut)

Until the End of the World (Director’s Cut) [1991] 1. Lois Chiles, window, Vermeer. 2. “The present will look after itself. It’s our duty to realize the future using our imagination.” 3. Happy Birthday video conference call in outer space. … Continue reading

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Questions and answers.

Courtesy Andy Steadham, I’m pleased to offer this video of the post-screening Q & A from the film’s world premiere! The dapper gentleman facilitating things is Matthew Campbell, a programmer at the Denver Film Festival. Also participating are Dylan Lorenz, … Continue reading

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3 things about Barry Levinson’s DINER

Diner [1982] 1. Parallel soap opera in the TV studio. 2. “Who is Charlie Parker?” 3. He lifts the shaker, tips his head back, pours a stream of sugar into his mouth. Washes it down with some Coke.

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Lolabelle records a Christmas record. 2. Kierkegaard: “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” 3. Rotisseries. The smell of medicines and burnt flesh. Empty beds in the morning that … Continue reading

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3 things about Howard Hawks’ MONKEY BUSINESS

Monkey Business [1952] 1. “Not yet, Cary.” 2. Coffee balancing act. 3. Hank’s mohawk.

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