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While we watched an Apu film from the 1950s, women in East India protested the ‘honor killing’ of a girl by her father

The New York Times dateline New Delhi, Sunday, January 13, 2019 by Suhasini Raj and Jeffrey Gettleman “Father Is Arrested in Beheading Of Girl, 16, Who Wanted to See Her Boyfriend”. You wonder if conservative classicist film restorer and exhibitor … Continue reading

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Baby’s on fire!

Today is my 20,000th day on earth celebration — i’m actually from the Sun. I’m going to go to gym, then walk the dog, then go catch the very first showing of the long awaited “Aquaman” starring my favorite of … Continue reading

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Random Dartmouth ’22, copyright The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1769/1817

  edit to add: “Hello, Mark Weiss? This is Dartmouth College calling. We are very sorry to have to bother you, but we will be needing to have you return your diploma, even after 32 years in that our sources … Continue reading

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Jenny Scheinman vehicle to get Earthwise treatment next spring ‘Kannapolis’ by Finn Taylor, maybe

I always regret mentioning, to media or friends and I guess now my own blog, upcoming or potential bookings. However, I saw Jenny Scheinman last week in Santa Cruz, as part of Allison Miller Boom Tic Boom at Kuumbwa, and … Continue reading

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‘Das boot’ booty

file under “film” and “filthy lucre” from those formiddables at MoFo: Jost Vacano, acclaimed cameraman of the 1980s blockbuster “Das Boot,” has landed another – though tainted – success in his chain of legal proceedings for additional remuneration on the … Continue reading

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Will Vinton closed Thursday, at 70

In 1981, or 1982, at Gunn high school in Palo Alto, I took an elective course on film as literature with Frank Ratliff. He showed closed Mondays the 1974 film by will Vinton which won the Academy award. Years later … Continue reading

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The first rule of fight club is: you do not talk about fight club

The first rule of fight club is: you do not talk about fight club b/w Wikipedia account of Colin McGregor post-loss melee from October 6, 2018 i.e. 48 hours ago: Following the fight at UFC 229 on 6 October 2018, … Continue reading

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