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Entries from December 2005

Bound For Glory (1976)

December 6th, 2005 · 3 Comments

In Pampa, Texas, July 1936, some men congregate at a dusty filling station in the middle of the day. Economic depression has them debating what’s going to happen to their town. In California, it’s said, you can just plop a seed in the ground and you’ll find a sprout the next day. Woody Guthrie (David […]

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Tags: Music · Road trip

Shampoo (1975)

December 1st, 2005 · No Comments

Set in the 24-hour period in 1968 when American voters would put Richard Nixon in the White House, a harried and befuddled hairdresser (Warren Beatty) seeks a loan from his mistress’ husband (Jack Warden) to open his own salon, while avoiding the women he’s seduced (Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Carrie Fisher) in this […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame