Monthly Archives: June 2013

Busby Berkeley tribute in The Big Lebowsky

We watched Gold Diggers of 1933 during the Spring class and marveled at how Berkeley created incredible visuals with orchestrated – choreographed cinematography and dancing.  But last week I revisited The Big Lebowski and saw the “Gutterballs” movie within the … Continue reading

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Big Screens are coming your way

Top theatre chains want to compete with your own big screen theatre to lure you away from home.  And get ready to pay if you because it will cost a lot more than going to the Palm Theatre which is … Continue reading

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Class History – Film Noir

Phil May taught the class back in the days of Cuesta Emeritus College . . . one semester we learned about film noir.  Film noir was black and white, film noir was fem fatale, film noir was gritty and seemed … Continue reading

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Henry Schaufus and film noir

Henry has been apart of the Film Appreciation class longer than I and he’s my go to guy for pre 1960, film noir and old western movies.  I talked with Henry today to remind him about the Summer Series upcoming … Continue reading

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