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Entries from June 2010

Court of Last Resort

June 19th, 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 1 of a bill featuring high tech conspiracies in L.A. The Star Chamber (1983) Directed by Peter Hyams Screenplay by Roderick Taylor and Peter […]

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Tags: Crooked officer · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Psycho killer

Riot Grrrl In The 21st Century

June 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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 super heroines. Tank Girl (1995) Directed by Rachel Talalay Written by Tedi Sarafian, based on the comic strip created […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Based on comic strip · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · End of the world · Interrogation · Woman in jeopardy

The Girl Can Fly

June 13th, 2010 · 6 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 super heroines. Supergirl (1984) Directed by Jeannot Szwarc Screenplay by David Odell, based on the character appearing in comics […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Beasts and monsters · High school · Master and pupil · Small town · Woman in jeopardy