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Can Carmen Chu Conquer City Hall's Paper Chase?

Not far from where the world’s tweets flow, San Francisco’s City Hall still relies on antiquated computer systems and a lot of paper. The short walk from Twitter’s headquarters to Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu’s office might as well be light years. 599 more words

Joel Engardio

MY MOVIE SHELF: The Breakfast Club

This is the deal: I own around 350 movies on DVD and Blu-ray. Through June 10, 2015, I will be watching and writing about them all, in the order they are arranged on my shelf (i.e., alphabetically, with certain exceptions). 1,476 more words


The Word "Rape" Dropped About Carelessly

Richard (Scott Haze) is yanked out of high school and sent to a violent prison when he’s accused of rape by a rich, pretty, popular classmate. 544 more words


The Long Shrift by Robert Boswell, directed by James Franco

The Long Shrift written by Robert Boswell, directed by James Franco is currently at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The production stars a powerful ensemble cast headed up by the always fascinating… 1,451 more words

NYC Theater Reviews

Short Circuit: the exploits of Number 5

From the latest in robot warfare to an automaton from the Eighties…

Number 5, a rogue robot on the run from the law and various scientists, finds sanctuary with the angelic Stephanie Speck (Ally Sheedy) and goodie-goodie Newton Crosby (Steve Guttenberg). 169 more words

The Breakfast Club (1985) R

“They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become good friends. 94 more words

Movie Reviews

Trailer Tracks: Short Circuit - John Badham

A good fish-out-of-water story is always fun, but even more so when it’s a robot or an alien or anything else trying to learn how to be human.  104 more words

Trailer Tracks