Tag Archives: Meryl Streep

I Wish I Had Five Film Favorites for Meryl…

As a sometimes film programmer for the Trylon microcinema, a great little theater in Minneapolis, I’m always thinking in terms of building series around themes, titles, and, of course, actors and actresses. The latter are my favorite: in the past, … Continue reading

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How About 139 Worthwhile Movies? Part One

Why another list of old movies? With the Biograph Theatre’s 40th anniversary celebration on the horizon, my lofty hope is that a reader might be persuaded to take a chance on one or two on this list, titles they’ve previously … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Films about Films

French philosopher Jacques Derrida became famous (by philosophy and academic standards) for discussing the theory of deconstruction.  While I know that my rather curt and probably inaccurate explanation of Derridian deconstructionism will court harsh critiques from colleagues (current and former) and professors, … Continue reading

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