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“The Ornithologist” This Movie Has Everything! Also, I LOVE The Parkway Theater!


I have been jonesing to go to Baltimore’s reborn and resurrected Parkway Theater to see a film. Any film. So tonight was the night. I didn’t know anything about “The Ornithologist” other than there was an ornithologist in it. Well … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!


I was cruising through Mondawmin Mall today and came across a kiosk that sells Classic Kung Fu, Anime and Blaxploitation movies. I picked up this classic! The kiosks’ business name is Foreign Cinema.  It’s in front of the Popeye’s on … Continue reading

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You Went and Done it Now! You’ve Pissed Off John Waters!


No one defends the Baltimore Sun more than me.  I think that it is still a good newspaper…not great; but still solid. I was thinking just that when I saw that John Waters had written a letter to the Sun … Continue reading

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Hollywood is Full of Lazy Bastards!!!


I was driving past the Rotunda Cinema here in Baltimore today and noted that all of the movies playing were sequels.  Every fucking one of them.  I get it.  This is all just product and movie makers know that it’s … Continue reading

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“The Kings’ Speech” and Baltimore


“The Kings’ Speech” is a wonderful film.  On occasion, I will note that a movie is “virtually flawless” and this is one of those movies.  But this is not a movie review blog in the traditional sense.  Anyone who has … Continue reading

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Video Americain: A World of Cinema in a Baltimore Basement


I was reading an article in a recent issue of Time magazine that was about Blockbuster and it’s recent woes due to mismanagement and general lack of vision as it’s share of the movie rental biz is being eaten away … Continue reading

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Take this THING back to Baltimore!!


There has been a lot of talk over the past few years about the downturn of movie production in MD.  My cousin, Violet has written the latest and best piece explaining this dwindling of filming.  It appears in the May … Continue reading

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