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In the winter of 1997 I was in L.A. on a job. I invited a woman to see a Buster Keaton movie at a place called Old Town Music Hall. She stood me up, but I went anyway and had one of the greatest nights of my life. I recently visited L.A. and went back to see another Buster movie at the Music Hall. Good to know such a place exists, you know?

So I was thrilled to see this movie posted over at This Must Be The Place (via Kottke).

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New York Minute


Yes, Yes, Y’all.

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New York Minute


There’s a touching documentary on HBO about Robert De Niro Sr., an accomplished painter. Worth watching.


“Woman in Red” 1961.

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This movie looks good. And this post by Andrew Martin over at the New York Review of Books is cool. 

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Worth a click. 

The Rise and Fall of Penn Station


Tonight on “American Experience” gives Penn Station.

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Funny people.

New York Minute


William Klein’s 1958 short film, Broadway By Light…



…is so worth your time.

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This is cool.

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More on Short Cuts. Dig this excellent documentary.

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Cinephilia and Beyond knows the score. 

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Tonight on HBO.

Out My Window


Katerina Cizek’s Out My Window project is seriously dope. 

See for yourself.

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From Black Book:

“It’s been a favorite feeling in my whole life to be able to communicate without talking,” Harry Dean Stanton once said. “Communicating in silence in a powerful thing.”

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From Cinephilia and Beyond, another sure shot.

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That’s Life.

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A new documentary on J.D. Salinger claims more Salinger books are coming:

But a forthcoming documentary and related book, both titled “Salinger,” include detailed assertions that Mr. Salinger instructed his estate to publish at least five additional books — some of them entirely new, some extending past work — in a sequence that he intended to begin as early as 2015.

The new books and stories were largely written before Mr. Salinger assigned his output to a trust in 2008, and would greatly expand the Salinger legacy.

One collection, to be called “The Family Glass,” would add five new stories to an assembly of previously published stories about the fictional Glass family, which figured in Mr. Salinger’s “Franny and Zooey” and elsewhere, according to the claims, which surfaced in interviews and previews of the documentary and book last week.

Another would include a retooled version of a publicly known but unpublished tale, “The Last and Best of the Peter Pans,” which is to be collected with new stories and existing work about the fictional Caulfields, including “Catcher in the Rye.” The new works are said to include a story-filled “manual” of the Vedanta religious philosophy, with which Mr. Salinger was deeply involved; a novel set during World War II and based on his first marriage; and a novella modeled on his own war experiences.

Here’s the trailer:

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