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Cutting Room for May 25

  • If Hollywood gets to start the summer movie season in April, I think it’s fair that the Aksarben Cinema (aksarbencinema.com) gets to celebrate Halloween whenever they want. On the last Saturday of every month from now until the start of the apocalyptic year 2012, the theater and Dr. San Guinary are teaming up for “Creature Feature Live!” The show starts at 9:30 pm and features a horror movie interspersed with...


The Oregon Fail

The epitome of form as message, the silent and sparse first seven minutes of director Kelly Reichardt’s Meek’s Cutoff quietly contrasts the brutality of life on the Oregon Trail in 1845 with lyric and beautiful glimpses of unspoiled American landscapes. The film’s fitting first spoken words, a Christian dinner prayer recited by a child, gracefully remind viewers of the Puritanical fire that helped fuel the...


Cutting Room for May 18

  • Am I the only one who assumes that “D-BOX” seats are reserved for faux-hawk wearing loud-talkers who dress in glittery Ed Hardy shirts? Turns out, they’re not. They’re actually “motion technology” movie theater seats that “pitch, roll and heave in perfect sync with the action taking place onscreen.” The pitching and rolling sounds like fun, but heaving in one’s seat seems like a more private...


Gotta Serve Somebody

Although Of Gods and Men, a dramatization of the fate of Trappist monks in a civil war-torn Algeria in the mid-‘90s resonates deeply with recent history in the Middle East, its power and scope is much broader than that. French director Xavier Beauvois and co-writer Etienne Comar combine themes of colonization and rebellion, poverty and corruption, terrorism and pacifism into a riveting, yet eloquent portrayal of...


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