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    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    ULRICH KOHLER: BUNGALOW (2001) watch I'm an extraterrestrial. I don't have many lines. Thanks to Grasshopper Films virtual theater's...
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    Yesterday, 03:38 PM
    + LENNIE BURMEISTER, TRINE DYRHOLM AND DEVID STRIESOW IN BUNGALOW July 4 Grasshopper Films releases Ulrich Köhler's auspicious and original 2002...
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    Yesterday, 01:21 PM
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    JOHN PAUL JONES (1959) This is a rarely seen film, and a Great one. Directed by Mia Farrow's father, this is a fairly lavish production....
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    Yesterday, 01:07 AM
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    STAGECOACH (1939) 9 stagecoach passengers travel from "Tonto" to "Lordsburg" and have a helluva trip. John Wayne gets picked up along the...
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    07-03-2020, 11:15 PM
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    THE SEARCHERS (1956) John Ford's most famous western, and probably his best. John Wayne is Ethan Edwards who embarks on an epic search and...
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    07-03-2020, 08:58 PM
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    Lucky indeed. 7 films in one day, and I'm a richer cinephile for it... Ford is a special director-the CARE he takes is so evident- his...
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    07-03-2020, 08:52 PM
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    MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) Henry Fonda plays Wyatt Earp, the famous Marshall from Dodge City turned catttleman. He and his brothers Morgan...
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    07-03-2020, 07:41 PM
    Thhis film was reviewed in 2018, in the NNew York Times for instance, when this Rialto reissue was shown theatrically for a minute. "A vexing noir,"...
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    07-03-2020, 07:36 PM
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    You're very lucky to be getting this seemingly forced intro to a fest of his films. I know he is one of the American classics but have little direct...
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    07-03-2020, 06:50 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    FORT APACHE (1948) 4 films in, and I'm getting more and more in awe of John Ford. This is another "calvary" film, his first, actually. Henry...
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    07-03-2020, 06:15 PM
    JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE: WHEN YOU READ THIS LETTER /QUAND TU LIRAS CETTE LETTRE (1953) PHILIPPE LEMAIRE AND JULIETTE GRECO IN WHEN YOU READ THIS...
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    07-03-2020, 04:26 PM
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    SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON (1949) This is a great movie, and a showcase for John Wayne. He plays Captain Nathan Brittles, commander of a U.S....
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    07-03-2020, 02:26 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    3 GODFATHERS (1948) This was a surprising movie from John Ford. Robert, William and Pedro are three outlaws on the run in the desert, and they...
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    07-03-2020, 12:34 PM
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    WAGON MASTER (1950) Nobody makes a western like John Ford. Here the wagon master is the star, and two of them get hired by a Mormon wagon...
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    07-03-2020, 10:53 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Nice examination of infidelity from Fritz Lang. Barbara Stanwyck plays a "blue-blue-eyed" lonely woman who marries a "not-so-bright or rich"...
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    07-03-2020, 10:22 AM
    ORLANDO BLOOM IN THE OUTPOST From SF Chronicle Datebook: This isn't hype. I have a modest system, but good sound, and THE OUTPOST plays...
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    07-03-2020, 08:25 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Today is the start of John Ford month on TCM, and there's 7 (of the 36) films showing today.
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    07-02-2020, 11:25 PM
    ELI B. DESPRES, JOSH KRIEGMAN: THE FIGHT (2020) DALE HO, ACLU VOTING RIGHTS PROJECT DIRECTOR, STANDS IN FRONT OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE FIGHT...
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    07-02-2020, 03:39 PM
    This little documentary, which I got to review long in advance, is turning out to be one of the big movies of this very damaged, limping holiday...
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    07-02-2020, 03:33 PM
    Indeed, a very true story, effectively rendered. Hope you get to see it. And I'd like to put in a plug for RESTREPO, the remarkable documentary...
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    07-02-2020, 01:34 PM
    A true story. Congrats and bravo to Jake Tapper, a REAL journailst at CNN...
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    07-02-2020, 01:41 AM
    I've now rewatched THE OUTOST and remain convinced it's a great little war movie. Its dialogue and its technical recreation of the intense day-long...
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    07-02-2020, 12:07 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    This is my second favorite film from the 1930's. 100% pure entertainment from start to finish, it must've cleared a lot of sorrows away during the...
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    07-01-2020, 06:05 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Errol Flynn is Maj. Geoffrey Vickers, a British officer who leads a famous counter attack in India. This is a poor man's Gunga Din, and not very...
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    07-01-2020, 04:35 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    I've already given D.A. too much credit, and I recognize his historical importance. To be honest I don't think we'd be missing him if he didn't...
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    07-01-2020, 04:13 PM
    Some positive reviews of this excellent new war movie: Peter DeBruge of Variety writes: "Such a film may suffer from home viewing, and yet, The...
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    07-01-2020, 11:44 AM
    DAWN PORTER: JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (2020) JOHN LEWIS IN JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE "Make trouble - good trouble": struggles more than...
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    07-01-2020, 11:34 AM
    Chris Knipp replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Not that good an idea. You can say the movie moved you. We all say that, you, me, and Pauline Kael. "Kael was right, and she loved the movie." I...
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    07-01-2020, 08:53 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Pennebaker strikes me as a guy who struck when the iron was hot, and the results vary. He's not a pioneer to me. A shaky camera makes him Dogme 95?...
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    Hi again Chris. Sorry for storming off in a huff. I needed a break. How are you?
    I have a new ladt friend, and she works in Jersey...I may be living in the USA soon...I'd love to met you at NYFF this year, because I'll be there. Talk soon, -J.
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    Chris- send me your mailing address. I'll send you some Kubrick exhibition paperwork- I stole a bunch. ha ha
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