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In Memory of Davy Jones – “HEAD” at The Creative Center, Friday March 9

On Friday, March 9, 2012 at 8:00 p.m., I’m taking this opportunity to memorialize the late Davy Jones by screening The Monkees’ groundbreaking film “HEAD” written by Jack Nicholson and Bob Raefelson with all-star cast.  Directed by Bob Raefelson, starring The … Continue reading

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New Film Series Starting Wednesday, March 7

We are proud to announce a new film series that will occur every first and third Wednesday of the month at The Creative Center featuring documentary films and cult/international/independent/obscure films.  Our first offering on March 7, 2012 is Werner Herzog’s … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema Film Series 1932-1989 Playing Now in Greensboro

Sinister Cinema Film Series, 1932-1989 My film series at the Greensboro School of Creativity is well underway, and I wanted to share with readers the remainder of the screenings.  All films are shown on the School’s incredible 120″ screen, and … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 17 – 20

Spies (Fritz Lang, 1928) – 4/5 In effect remaking his own Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922), Lang interlards rip-roaring action pieces—the most impressive among them, a third-act train wreck—with a pretty conventional “romance between opposing sides” subplot, which never takes … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 15 – 17

Attack of the 50-Foot Woman (Nathan Hertz, 1958) Village of the Giants (Bert I. Gordon, 1965) Queen of Outer Space (Edward Bernds, 1958) Mars Needs Women (Larry Buchanan, 1968) Two trends dominate the latest batch of TCM’s Drive-In Classics series … Continue reading

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“Golden Age Thinking”: Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen, 2011)

Midnight in Paris, the latest chapter in Woody Allen’s ongoing Euro-travelogue, commences with an old-fashioned overture—a lengthy montage of postcard-pretty Parisian street scenes set to a Sidney Bechet clarinet number—hearkening back to the opening scenes of Manhattan (1977), the Woodman’s … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 10 – 14

The Wasp Woman (Roger Corman, 1959) – 2/5 Quickie cash-in fueled by the runaway popularity of the previous year’s The Fly. By locating his action in a cosmetics empire run by a middle-aged female fashion icon obsessed with cracking the … Continue reading

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