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Capernaum

I went out to the record store and browsed for the better part of an hour before making my choices. I bought Blu-day discs of “Carrie” and “Braveheart,” and a CD of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Mardi Gras.” I returned home … Continue reading

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Hereditary

I checked the list of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die and saw new titles, so while I was at the library, I borrowed two of them on Blu-ray. I went home and watched “Hereditary.” It combined some … Continue reading

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Gemini Man

I did my laundry and took the bus over to Jack London Square to see “Gemini Man.” It was a movie with a concept that was not so thrilling, and the technology behind the picture was more interesting than the … Continue reading

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Manhunter

I went out to see “The Cotton Club” again, and I enjoyed seeing Diane Lane singing “Am I Blue.” I returned home to watch “Manhunter,” the Michael Mann movie from 1986. William Petersen had appeared in “To Live and Die … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea

I watched CBS Sunday Morning, which had a segment on Elton John. I went to see “Downton Abbey” again. Almost everyone in the theatre was a woman. I returned home to watch the 49ers game in Los Angeles, and then … Continue reading

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The Addams Family

I watched a bit of television before I took the buses over to Emeryville for an early showing of “The Addams Family.” Not very many people were there with me for the 9:30 screening. The trailer certainly wasn’t very appealing. … Continue reading

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The Cotton Club

After I was done with work, I walked over to the theatre to see “The Cotton Club.” I had seen it when it was originally released in 1984, but not since then, so I couldn’t tell what the added footage … Continue reading

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