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Why oppose the Israeli consulate having a show on KPFT?
December 28, 2010 – 9:10 pm | 4 Comments
Why oppose the Israeli consulate having a show on KPFT?

By Nick Cooper
Illustration by Shelby Hohl
On December 14th KPFT’s open journal program was hosted by the Israeli Consulate of the Southwest Region, in a show they have labeled “The Voice of Peace.” Open Journal is …

Howl
December 27, 2010 – 9:11 pm | No Comment
Howl

Howl burst forth on the screen in the manner of its own free form insanity. Howl tells the story of the obscenity trial surrounding the publication of the titular long form poem by Allen Ginsberg …

The Best and the Rest
December 23, 2010 – 12:29 pm | One Comment
The Best and the Rest

Honing down a list of the year’s best films usually requires balancing a slate of movies from the obscure art films that I spend my life in the dark watching to more mainstream fare that …

True Grit
December 22, 2010 – 2:15 pm | One Comment
True Grit

True Grit starts out with a biblical quote and just like the source, Charles Portis’ 1968 novel of the same name, the movie remains true to the spirit of the book right down to its …

Tron: Legacy
December 21, 2010 – 10:11 pm | No Comment
Tron: Legacy

Tron: Legacy picks up the pieces from the 1982 Disney film Tron. Jeff Bridges who was the star of the original reprises his role and actually plays two parts: Kevin Flynn and Clu. Bruce Boxlietner, …

Boxing Gym
December 21, 2010 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Boxing Gym

Boxing Gym provides a classic Frederick Wiseman fly-on-the-wall perspective of a quaint and functional gym where amateur boxers train to their heart’s content. As in his previous La Danse and in fact going back to …

All Good Things
December 21, 2010 – 12:51 am | No Comment
All Good Things

The Magnolia release All Good Things follows that company’s strategy of releasing films theatrically in big cities simultaneous with their debut on VOD (a type of internet video streaming on demand). Since the Angelika closed …

Today’s Special
December 18, 2010 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Today’s Special

Today’s Special serves up generous portions of tangy sauces, witty dialogue and pride restored as a young sous chef makes his way in the world of New York restaurants. This is a food movie but …

God ?
December 18, 2010 – 12:52 pm | No Comment
God ?

Let’s figure out if God exists. Do you believe in God?
With all the holiday reveling, it is important to re-explore this question and bring some grander issues the surface. However, this question is bigger than …

Erotica at Domy Books Dec. 18
December 15, 2010 – 11:56 am | No Comment
Erotica at Domy Books Dec. 18

Do you remember how hard it was to see that schooner in those goddamn magic eye pieces? Did the abstraction of what is supposed to be a concrete image interest you beyond the …