Monthly Archives: October 2011

All Blacks Celebration Recommendation: This Sporting Life

Even though New Zealand’s beloved All Blacks needed more effort than anyone would have thought to defeat a rather mediocre France squad for their second Rugby Union World Cup, celebrations in Auckland and Wellington did not abate.  In honor of New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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Two Great Cinematic Events: Pumpkinhead and Phantom of the Opera

While I will be preoccupied with travel this upcoming weekend, I wanted to used a little bit of blog space to promote some fine cinematic events that will occur in Richmond this weekend.  Opportunities to view classic and cult horror … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Midnight Shows

In the 1970s, during what was the Golden Age of Repertory Cinema, the midnight show was close to the heart of many such specialized movie houses. Although theaters still show films at the midnight hour, clearly, the cultural significance of … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Vampire Films

Earlier this year, our own Peter Schilling wrote that there are no great baseball films, and I would tend to agree with him. (However, if we classify the amazing Sugar (2008) as a baseball film, then I think the statement might become … Continue reading

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