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  • Porky's



    WHOA! Alright, so in the interview below, Bob Clark claims that the film had some very important fans.

    "...the film had its supporters: Arthur Miller loved it, Norman Mailer was a huge fan, David Mamet, even Pauline Kael. "

    If anyone can come up with quotes from any of these people (outside of Pauline Kael) about Porky' have both my respect and admiration.

  • Zombie



    35mm print.

    This is my first Fulci and I was shocked to see how competent his direction was with an elaborate and film literate shooting style/composition. It was also interesting to see a film with nearly 0 characterization.

    Bonus points for the Zombie vs. Shark scene. Ranks pretty high alongside other Holy Fucking Shit moments in cinema.

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  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter


    35mm Print. This film is a beauty. The shot of Shelley Winters underwater should be in museums. I swear Seymour Skinner is channeling Robert Mitchum in this movie.

  • A Summer at Grandpa's

    A Summer at Grandpa's


    35mm print. I might be a sucker for films made through the eyes of children, but this one seemed especially truthful and Hou's style is a perfect fit for examining childhood dreams and realities. The plot is simple, a young boy and his sister spend a summer at their grandparents' house in the country while their mother is ill. They spend their days climbing trees, swimming in a stream, searching for missing cattle, and as the official synopsis states "coming…