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Driveways : the forming of an intergenerational friendship

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  For his sophomore feature film director Andrew Ahn took a great leap from his award-winning debut. Spa Night was an exceptional coming-out story of a young Korean/American man who was confused at having a foot in different cultures and as such Ahn’s sympathetic and nuanced tale was a refreshing take on it all. Driveways … Continue reading



Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground

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  This is a rather conventional documentary of a filmmaker who was anything but.  Barbara Rubin exploded on the New York underground scene  as a teenage when  in 1963 her Uncle asked Jonas Mekas a Lithuanian filmmaker known as the godfather of American avant-garde cinema to give her a job. He was more than happy … Continue reading



Bathtubs over Broadway : the secret world of Industrial Shows

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  Thank goodness there are still a handful of obsessive compulsive eccentrics in the world who both enlighten and delight us all with some fascinating project that we would otherwise never ever know about.   Steve Young a head writer on David Letterman’s TV Show had created a segment for the Late Night Host where he … Continue reading



Ladies In Black : putting color into Sydney in the 1950’s

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  Veteran Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) has evidently taken some 25 years to adapt the the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John to the screen.  The result is a decidedly old-fashioned comedy drama that highlights the gentle world of Sydney in 1959 with just a hint of a message about the settlement … Continue reading



Hampstead : with Diane Keaton thinking she is still Annie Hall

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  It’s been over 40 years since Diane Keaton won an Academy Award for Best Actress in the title role of Annie Hall, but after sitting through her latest film Hampstead it seems like she is still playing the same part. But now this slightly bohemian woman with relationship issues,  still wearing floppy hats that … Continue reading



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