Monthly Archives: August 2014

Film Schedule for the Fall Film Appreciation Series – Film in the 1950s

September 10       Sunset Boulevard (1950) September 17       The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) September 24      High Noon (1952) October 1              Roman Holiday (1953) October 8             The High and the Mighty (1954) October 15           NO FILM October 22           Bad … Continue reading

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Cinecon Film Festival

The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is for the hard-core vintage-movie enthusiast who is willing to take a chance on films that haven’t been seen in some cases since they were first released. “I … Continue reading

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The Wild One – Marlon Brando

  He played Johnny – an arrogant, rebellious, tough yet sensitive leader of a roving motorcycle-biking gang (wearing a T-shirt and leather jacket) that invaded and terrorized a small-town in Laslo Benedek’s controversial (banned in Britain until a decade and … Continue reading

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1st film in the “Film in the 1950s” series will be Sunset Boulevard

On September 10 at 12:30pm at the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo, we’ll watch the Billy Wilder directed classic black comedy/drama, and perhaps the most acclaimed, but darkest film-noir story about “behind the scenes” Hollywood, self-deceit, spiritual and spatial … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall passing . . . .

They say it comes in threes . . . wonder who the next one will be?  Here’s a nice piece that appeared in Bloomberg about Lauren Bacall click here

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