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Lone Star (1996)

“To run a successful civilization, you have got to have your lines of demarcation: between right ‘n’ wrong, between this’n ‘n’ that’n. Your daddy understood that. 251 more words


Social Noir: CITY OF HOPE

As usual, Hollywood is terrified of dealing with contemporary life in anything but the most P.C. ways. Urban crime is another of the many topics Hollywood can’t or won’t grapple with in ways only cinema can. 570 more words

September 28: Happy Birthday John Sayles and Brigitte Bardot

Independent filmmaker John Sayles celebrates his 67th birthday today.  After attending Williams College, Sayles wrote a couple of novels in the mid-1970s, and then began writing scripts for some of Roger Corman’s films, such as… 975 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

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

Good Morning Gloucester

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