Category Archives: movie theatre

Can movie theaters make a comeback?

Op-ed writer Virginia Heffernen thinks so.  With the help of a new subscription service called MoviePass, there’s a real good chance people will decide to visit the theater more often. Click here Advertisements

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Italian Neo-realism

Neo-realist conventions: the lead actor is a non professional actor (a college Professor who agreed to play the role), the use of studio sets is kept to minimum and the everyday lives of people are examined in minute detail . … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Week at the Palm Theatre on 9-17 12:30pm

We didn’t have time to talk much about “Sunset Boulevard” or “Rashomon” last week so if anyone wants to we can do a little of that. This week is science fiction week with the Robert Wise (Sound of Music, Run … Continue reading

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Boogie Stomp tonight

               Tonight at the Downtown Cinema at 7pm, the film Toni and I are sponsoring, Boogie Stomp will show for the first time. It will show again on Friday at 1pm at the Downtown … Continue reading

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The next film series

Looks like we’ll have the munchies watching the next film series.  Movies that have a food theme.  The final list of 7 films hasn’t been decided yet as I’m waiting for the votes to come in.  When it’s finalized I’ll … Continue reading

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Easy Rider . . .

I received an email from D. Scott Easton (who had attended a Paramount Studios advanced screening of The Wolf of Wall Street) which said “sat behind  Peter Fonda and told him I saw ‘Easy Rider’ with Randall Kleiser in this … Continue reading

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Gentlemen’s Agreement at the Palm this week

Just had lunch with Jim Dee and he said this is one of his favorite films.  Elia Kazan wrote, “I don’t move unless I have some empathy with the basic theme.” His first such “issue” film was Gentleman’s Agreement (1947), … Continue reading

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