Monthly Archives: January 2020

3 things about Jean-Jacques Beineix’s DIVA

Diva [1981] 1. Glimpse of a Harry Nilsson album at the record store. 2. Smearing blood on strangers at the video arcade. 3. How’d he get into the theater? Or the control booth? It’s also hard to believe that his … Continue reading

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Announcing the World Premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO

I am thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will have its World Premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival! One of the UK’s leading film festivals, attendance at the festival tops 40,000 annually. Roy’s World will screen at … Continue reading

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s BOOGIE NIGHTS

Boogie Nights [1997] 1. After a long night at the club, he puts on a record by Chico Hamilton and pours himself a drink. 2. “I’m not a complicated man. I like cinema, in particular I like to see people … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Perry’s THE SWIMMER

The Swimmer [1968] 1. “We’re all gonna die, Shirley. That doesn’t make much sense, does it?” “Sometimes it does. Sometimes at three o’clock in the morning. 2. Washing his bloody feet in the shower. 3. The rust stains his hands. … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD is an Official Selection of …

I am thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will screen at the Manchester Film Festival. Roy’s World will screen on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the historic ODEON Manchester Great Northern cinema. Tickets are now … Continue reading

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How to maintain your film queue and sanity.

How can two people with strong, and often wildly different, tastes in film get along when it’s Friday night and time to pick something to watch? My husband and I have devised a system that allows for flexibility and variety. … Continue reading

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3 things about Matt Wolf’s RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project [2019] 1. “I’m surprised you didn’t call when Steve died.” (Steve Jobs.) 2. An interview with an anti-nostalgist. 3. “We shouldn’t ascribe rationality to those in power and irrationality to those without.”

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