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Movie Suggestion Friday: “Violette”

Movie Suggestion (Streaming on Netflix): “Violette” Year: 2013 Country: France Director: Martin Provost Starring: Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain Streaming: duh I know what you’re thinking, It’s Friday night and all I want to do is curl up in bed and … Continue reading

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Movie Suggestion: My Own Private Idaho (1991) | ADL | by Jay Jasinski

My Own Private Idaho (1991) “When you wake up, wipe the slugs off your face. Be ready for a new day.” – Scott Favor Director: Gus Van Sant Writer: Gus Van Sant Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves Cinematography by: John … Continue reading

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Movie Suggestion: Nights of Cabiria (1957) | ADL | by Jay Jasinski

An Overlooked Fellini Masterpiece: Nights of Cabiria (1957) “Guess there’s some justice in the world. You suffer, you go through hell. Then happiness comes along or everyone.” – Maria ‘Cabiria’ Ceccarelli Director: Federico Fellini Written By: Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio … Continue reading

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2,270 Miles and a Moleskine Notebook: My Trip West (Part IV) | ADL | by Jay Jasinski

Sometimes Everything Shakes in California Last night, March 17th, at precisely six-twenty in the A.M, I received my rudest awakening to date. Now, let me give this statement some context. My stock of rude awakenings spans the gamut. For example, … Continue reading

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My Job: Film Budget Inc. | ADL | Jay Jasinski

I hope this doesn’t come off as me just making a plug, but I thought I’d share the other blog I write for. As you may know, I work as an assistant to Producer Jack Binder at Film Budget Inc. … 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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For Your Consideration – Four Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

The Beat Motel “A sanctuary of creativity,” the beat motel was more than a rundown Paris hostel – it personified a generation of artist. Dirty, eclectic, romantic, and swarming with great minds, the beat motel gave refuge to young Ginsberg, … 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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