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Piranha (1978) [review]

This is a film of the late seventies that has a charm which I’ve enjoyed since I caught it on late night TV one night back in the early 1990s… much too young to be staying up that late or watching this, but finding something oddly enchanting about it. 381 more words


Downtown rooftop cinema by Gloucester's 400th and John Sayles

Scenes from 2nd special John Sayles Presents event at Cape Ann Community Cinema which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The Cinema has added a second screening room opening next week and an organ for monthly silent movie screenings with live accompaniment. 46 more words

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Flavorwire Interview: 'Juice' Director Ernest R. Dickerson on Making a Modern Noir and Directing Tupac Shakur

When his moment came, Ernest R. Dickerson was ready. As cinematographer for Spike Lee’s first six movies – including She’s Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, … 2,651 more words


Matewan (1987) featuring a Q&A with John Sayles

Matewan (1987)
Written and directed by John Sayles
Produced by Peggy Rajski, Maggie Renzi
Cinematography by Haskell Wexler
Music by Mason Daring
Edited by Sonya Polonsky… 1,494 more words


The Howling (1981) [review]

First thing to say is that I’ve never read the novel by Gary Brandner; therefore I cannot compare the two. But, as a film I have come back to this with the pleasure of watching again and again. 458 more words


Jonathan Demme's 'Something Wild' Takes Us on an Irresistible Journey

I got to revisit “Something Wild” recently at New Beverly Cinema, and it quickly reminded me of what a unique filmmaker Jonathan Demme was back in the 1980’s. 1,284 more words