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This Week’s Quiz – Bond-Mania!

SPECTRE, the latest Bond film, doesn’t appear until Thanksgiving so we hope you’ll forgive us for jumping the gun (a Walther PPK, of course) with this Bond-themed quiz. Enjoy!

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GOOD-BYE, ALEX AND MARY

It’s definitely been a week for good-byes. My daughters and I spent the weekend in the beautiful, still somewhat quaint small town of Auburn, California, helping to lay to rest and celebrate the life of my dear aunt Mary Pascuzzi, … Continue reading

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Irrational Man and VIVE LE DISCOUNT MOVIE HOUSE!

Early on in Irrational Man, Woody Allen’s latest half-narcotized attempt to dramatically grapple with a philosophically tinged moral crisis, a fellow academic tells Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix), “I loved your essay on situational ethics.” Abe, being a newly appointed professor/radical … Continue reading

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VERTIGO: A PERSONAL VIEW

Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece VERTIGO, restored and presented in 70mm, will be shown at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland on July 17, 18, and 19. I’ll be there, because this film has a special place in my heart. In 1959 we … Continue reading