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Forbidden Planet (1956)

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“Nice climate you have here.  High oxygen content,” says Commander John J. Adams.  Robby the Robot replies, “I seldom use it myself, sir.  It promotes rust.” 50 years ago, Gene Roddenberry unleashed his new TV series Star Trek upon the … Continue reading

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The Time Machine (1960)

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“What have you done?  Thousands of years of building and rebuilding, creating and recreating so you can let it crumble to dust.  A million years of sensitive men dying for their dreams…  For what?  So you can swim and dance … Continue reading

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

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“Oh, him?  He’s harmless.  Back in the sixties, he was part of the free speech movement at Berkeley.  I think he did a little too much LDS,” explains Admiral James T. Kirk about Spock’s behavior to Dr. Gillian Taylor.  She … Continue reading

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

“Ah, Kirk, my old friend.  Do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us that revenge is a dish that is best served cold?  It can get very cold in space,” proclaims Khan Noonien Singh as the U.S.S. Reliant approaches … Continue reading

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Stanley Kubrick: A Cinematic Odyssey Part Two

(continued from Stanley Kubrick: A Cinematic Odyssey Part One) It would be over a year before I got to see another Kubrick film on the big screen.  The Museum of the Moving Image held its annual NY Film Critics series … Continue reading

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The Tin Drum (1979)

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I remember the first time I had ever heard of Volker Schlöndorff’s 1979 masterpiece The Tin Drum.  It was in a film calendar for Symphony Space roughly ten years ago (back when they still showed classic and recent films on … Continue reading