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“There are no ‘old’ movies really – only movies you have already seen and ones you haven’t.” — Peter Bogdanovich

A re-post of the huge thing I wrote after Bogdanovich died, ending with my personal encounter with him where he kissed my hand. I cannot sufficiently express what his films have meant to me, let alone his writing about films … Continue reading

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For Film Comment: 1970s Tomboy Movies

Yet another topic years in the percolating: On the great “tomboy films” of the 1970s. I feel so fortunate I grew up in an era where “scrappy tomboy” was the dominant model for little-girlhood. It was a brief era, but … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Polly Platt

News just in that jack-of-all-trades genius Polly Platt has died, and it has made me pause for a second, to reflect on her work, and all that it has given me. She worked on some of my favorite movies of … Continue reading

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On the Road With Addie and Moze

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“Now Drink Your Nehi and Eat Your Coney Island.”

It never gets old.

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