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Entries from June 2010

Why Not A Space Flower?

June 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 2 of a bill featuring our friends the pod people. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Directed by Philip Kaufman Screenplay by W.D. Richter, […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Forensic evidence · Paranoia · Psychoanalysis · Remake

They Get You When You Sleep

June 25th, 2010 · 7 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 1 of a bill featuring our friends the pod people. Body Snatchers (1993) Directed by Abel Ferrara Screenplay by Stuart Gordon & Dennis Paoli […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Brother/sister relationship · End of the world · Forensic evidence · Military · Paranoia · Remake · Small town · Woman in jeopardy

Big Brother, On or Off?

June 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 2 of a bill featuring high tech conspiracies in L.A. Blue Thunder (1983) Directed by John Badham Written by Dan O’Bannon & Don Jakoby […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Dreams and visions · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Man vs. machine · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Military · No opening credits · Shootout · Train