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Calendar, Night&Day Poe-try in Motion

Poe-try in Motion

Imagine Edgar Allen Poe filtered through a Euro sensibility and the delirious excesses of the ‘60s, and you’re apt to conjure cinematic pleasures great and, uh, less great. But even the don’t-quite-work moments in Spirits of the Dead (1968), the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Serge, Mon Amour

Serge, Mon Amour

For a man who lived his adult life in public view — on stage, in the newspapers, in numerous sultry music videos, and on countless talk shows — Serge Gainsbourg remained a charming, chain-smoking enigma. To most of his French…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Art House

Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: "Against Interpretation": Local abstract film and video. Thu., May 15, 8 p.m. $5. Other Cinema's Blobsquatch: Jason Jones' Son of Sasquatch, noteNdo's live Nintendo hacking, Jesse England's VCR-wrangling, and much more weirdness. Sat., May 17, 8…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Art House

Artists' Television Access. Hecho en Los Angeles (Made in L.A.): Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar's doc about three immigrants'-rights activists who won a lawsuit against a large clothing manufacturer. Thu., May 8, 7:30 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.),…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week

Beneath (Paramount) Brigitte Bardot 5-Film Collection (Lionsgate) Luis Bunuel: 2-Disc Collector's Edition (Lionsgate) Disturbia (DreamWorks) The Dog Problem (THINKfilm) The Dresden Files: The Complete First Season (Lionsgate) 8 Simple Rules: The Complete First Season (Buena Vista) The Fly: Collector Set…
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Calendar, Night&Day

This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Bouncing eyeballs, heaving bosoms, and buckets of blood -- this year's celebration of Bastille Day is awfully ... American. "Breaking the Shackles: De Sade, Grand Guignol, and the French Body," a lecture/performance on all things gross…
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Music, Reviewed Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki

Take a high school band from suburban Australia, lock it in a recording studio with records by Belle & Sebastian, Brigitte Bardot, and the Beach Boys, then give its members only sugary snacks to subsist upon, and you might come…
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Music,

The House of Tudor

In a week dedicated to saccharine hearts and cloying phrases like "Be Mine," it does an old sour-mash soul good to hear tunes like "Lumpy, Beanpole and Dirt," in which a disenchanted beau tells his lady love to "Buy me…
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Night Crawler

Info:Correction Date: 02/03/1999 Info: Night Crawler By Silke Tudor Poor Taste? Wee, Wee. Having for some time indulged in the culpable pleasures of white trash worshipped at joints like "Stinky's Peep Show" and "Speedy's Wig City" -- loud rock 'n'…
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Music,

House of Tudor

For over six months, multimedia artist NG Yrizarry and his roommate, potter and jewelry maker William Richard Kuchler, have lived without heat or electricity. They have waded through a bog of bureaucratic paperwork and grappled with city officials, agencies, and…
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Film,

Second Time Around

Contempt There are but three sequences (and 149 shots) in this literally legendary Jean-Luc Godard film of 1963. In the first we are introduced to Michel Piccoli, a hack screenwriter working on an adaption of Homer's Odyssey for vulgarian producer…
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Recordings

Serge Gainsbourg Comic Strip Couleur Cafe Du Jazz Dans Le Ravin (Mercury) The music industry's cartoon characters are often even more amusing and intriguing (and less human) than those inhabiting your average Chuck Jones-era Warner Bros. cartoon. Take Serge Gainsbourg,…
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