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‘Between the Lines’: when the underground went mainstream

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The news of the closing down of the Boston Phoenix  last year, after 47 years of publication, made me think of the wonderful but largely forgotten 1977 independent film “Between the Lines.” The movie was written by a former Phoenix staffer, Fred Barron, in the wake of the first big shake-up at the paper — in […] [Read More]

Why don’t more people know the films of Joan Micklin Silver?

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It will be my pleasure to introduce the second “Short Cuts” program at the Garden Cinemas in Norwalk Thursday night. This is the second of two screenings of short films put together by the folks who run the wonderful Play With Your Food lunchtime theater series that is presented in several Fairfield County locations. The […] [Read More]

Screening Newman’s finest: from ‘Slapshot’ to ‘Nobody’s Fool’

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The non-profit Community Theatre in Fairfield is marking the first anniversary of Paul Newman’s death with a week-long film festival that starts today at 4:30 with a screening of the 1973 best picture Oscar winner, “The Sting.”  I’ve been thinking a lot about Newman and his movies over the past few weeks. The paper had […] [Read More]