Monthly Archives: June 2019

South Pacific

I went to work and was asked to stay for an extra hour, which turned out to be not very productive. I took six photos. I went home, fixed a late lunch, and fell asleep. The Saturday Night Movie on … Continue reading

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Apur Sansar

I watched the Partridge Family episode “Danny Converts,” which had a touch of “Bridget Loves Bernie” to it. I read a little bit about Noah Pitlik, who played the rabbi. He appeared in movies like “The Fortune Cookie” and “The … Continue reading

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Pather Panchali

I went out to see “Toy Story 4” again, and a family near the front brought a baby who cried loudly during the most emotional scenes, much to everyone’s annoyance.  I discovered that Barnes and Noble was having a Criterion … Continue reading

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Aparajito

I had to turn in some paperwork for the fall semester, which made me feel that the summer was already passing too quickly. Before going home, I went to see “Echo in the Canyon” again. I went home and watched … Continue reading

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Elephant

After I returned home from work, I watched “Elephant,” the Gus Van Sant film that depicted an incident like Columbine, with two teenagers watching a documentary about Hitler before going to the local high school to shoot down some students.  … Continue reading

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Lantana

I watched the DVD of “Lantana,” an Australian film that showed people’s lives intertwined with each other. Anthony LaPaglia was a cop named Leon, with a violent temper, cheating on his wife with a woman named Jane, and investigating the … Continue reading

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Русский ковчег

With only a few hours left on my day off work, I watched a DVD of “Russian Ark,” the one shot film that I thought was more successful than “Victoria.”  It shows the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, and it covers … Continue reading

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Collateral

I returned home from the theatre and watched “Collateral,” the Michael Mann film with Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.  Mann apparently changed the setting from Manhattan to Los Angeles.  I can see how the original concept could be suited for … Continue reading

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The Quiet One

I browsed through UNIQLO and Barnes and Noble but didn’t buy anything. I took the Emeryville shuttle and the 6 bus out to the next theater and made a decision based on the showtimes to buy a ticket for “The … Continue reading

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Toy Story 4

I went out to Emeryville to see “Toy Story 4.” I wondered if any of the Pixar employees nearby went out to see it over the weekend. If this film ends up below expectations as far as ticket sales go, … Continue reading

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