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I Am Curious—Yellow would mostly likely be a forgotten movie—left somewhere in the multitudinous ranks of 1960s experimental avant-garde films that mix sex and politics—if the U.S. Customs Office hadn’t seized the first copy being imported by its distributor, Grove Press, into the United States in 1968.
- steve 11-18-2003 6:29 pm [link] [1 ref] [add a comment]

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Steve Martin, whose film roles have ranged from The Jerk to Father of the Bride, is now stepping up to play bumbling Inspector Clouseau in an MGM remake of The Pink Panther.

- dave 11-17-2003 11:39 pm [link] [add a comment]

you think you really know me : the gary wilson story

- bill 11-10-2003 8:13 pm [link] [add a comment]

Just saw the director's cut of Alien, now in theatres. And I just realized I've never seen the film before. I guess I've seen the others in the franchise, but somehow skipped the original.

It stands up quite well, some 24 years later. The film is a bit grainy by current standards. But by the time the full-grown Alien is roaming the ship, what film grain? Some of the computer screens are a bit dated -- in the future they have vector graphics displays for terrain mapping? That is like so retro.

Yes, DVD's are cool, but even HD DVD's (coming later this decade) don't match the visual richness of film. Check it out.

- mark 11-10-2003 10:18 am [link] [3 comments]

hooray for bollywood
- dave 10-30-2003 9:41 pm [link] [add a comment]