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Favorite Movies of 2015

The last year was a fun year for movies for me. In the beginning of the year, Lisa and I got to spend time watching the Oscar nominated movies with two close friends whom we hadn’t seen in quite a … Continue reading

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Frank Capra and the Populist Film

One of the hallmarks of Christmas since I was a child has been watching It’s A Wonderful Life.  It’s a great film, one that makes me appreciative of my friends and family.  The director of It’s A Wonderful Life is … Continue reading

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Spike Lee and the Activist Filmmaker

Back when I was going to college, I watched a low budget film that was different from anything that I have ever seen.  It was called She’s Gotta Have It and it inaugurated the film career of one of America’s … Continue reading

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Nanking Documentary

Tomorrow in the Bay Area, Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman’s documentary “Nanking” will open in the Bay Area. Featured in the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, it chronicled the invasion by the Imperial Japanese Army of the city Nanking in December … Continue reading

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