Monthly Archives: May 2011

Texas Film Commission Anniversary Week with special guests!

Last night’s SILKWOOD screening was a great kickoff to our Texas Film Commission 40th Anniversary week, and I hope to see everyone at the theatre through Sunday to celebrate the TFC and Texas Filmmaking. Of particular note are some fantastic … Continue reading

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Notes on: CASABLANCA and SABRINA

What is it that makes Bogart so romantic? The confidence, or the tortured look that knows what it belies? His career is filled with men that were fallen, torn, but wanted to be more than that were. Perhaps that’s the … Continue reading

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5 Overlooked Gems.

Sure, it’s super exciting to see CASABLANCA or VERTIGO on the big screen, but what about some classics you’ve yet to discover? Here are five double features with a great classic paired with something you may not know about but … Continue reading

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Breaking down the Summer Series

Over the next few days leading up to the kickoff of the Summer Series on Friday, I’ll be doing a series of posts breaking down the whole 80 film series and trying to identify some themes and interesting sub-series that … Continue reading

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie this Sunday.

If you fancy a movie this weekend come out to the Alamo Ritz on Sunday, where I will be presenting one of my all time favorite films: THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE. I’m this week’s guest as part of … Continue reading

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Summer Classic lineup announced!

It’s here! Really excited to announce the 80 film series, starting May 20th with CASABLANCA and special guest Peter Bogdanovich and running till September 4th with GONE WITH THE WIND. I’ll be doing a series of posts over the next … Continue reading

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