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3 Movies for the Holiday Weekend by Jay Jasinski

Free Movie Suggestions: 3 Movies for the Holiday Weekend “The balls roll funny for everybody, kiddo.” – Eddie Felson I’m happy to say I survived my camp trip and am safely home in the mild greens and blues of Michigan. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Film Composers: Georges Delerue | A Different Language | by Jay Jasinski

“We played with life and lost.” – Jim (Jules and Jim 1962) When most people, myself included, speak of a favorite film, they often begin by saying, “the first time I saw [insert favorite film].” This is natural, of course, … Continue reading

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Movie Suggestion: Eric Rohmer’s ‘The Bakery Girl of Monceau’ | ADL | by Jay Jasinski

“Delicious. I could eat nothing but pastries.” – Young man The visual metaphors of Rohmer‘s first Moral Tale hides its discreetness with the pellucid dusting of powdered sugar. The young man invests in women the same way he invests in … Continue reading

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It Happened One Night (1934)

Everyone loves an underdog; especially when that underdog wins five academy awards (grand slam). With It Happened One Night, Frank Capra brought the screwball comedy to mainstream America, and it wasn’t easy. After purchasing the rights to a short story by Samuel … Continue reading

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The Fire Within (1963)

“The sensitivity was in my heart, not my hands” – Alain Leroy French director, Louis Malle faced an existentialist crisis before making The Fire Within. Approaching his 30s, the successful filmmaker looked in the mirror and saw an old man; … Continue reading

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