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Post-Holiday Purchase Recommendation: The Complete Metropolis

My two best movie going experiences both occurred at the Music Box in Chicago, a magnificent venue that constantly showcases wonderful cinema. It is one of the things I miss most from my time spent in Chicago. In 2002 I … Continue reading

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Family Films

(I wrote the bulk of this piece prior to seeing the most recent posts by James Parrish and Peter Schilling.  However, my critiques of “family films” parallel some of the themes that they were respectively discussing.) Ever since Harry Potter … Continue reading

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