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Calendar, Night&Day High School Confidential

High School Confidential

When James Dean and Elvis exploded on the scene more than half a century ago, Hollywood realized en masse that teenagers were a gold mine — and ensuing generations of studio functionaries haven’t stopped mining their pockets yet. The 1960s…
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Calendar, Night&Day Hopped Up

Hopped Up

In his early TV and screen roles, Dennis Hopper displayed some of the intensity, impatience, and rebelliousness that made James Dean and Marlon Brando icons of a new youth culture. He didn’t match their success, however, until he tapped into…
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Calendar, Night&Day If Looking Liking Move

If Looking Liking Move

Tim Sullivan's art is self-absorbed. All of his work consists of photobooth-sized pictures of himself, of his face. Making the connection between film strip and photo strip, the artist doesn't just mug, he acts. Modeling his facial moves on those…
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Calendar, Night&Day If ... Only

If ... Only

Brit bad boy Malcolm McDowell didn't have his poster thumb-tacked to as many bedroom walls as James Dean or Marlon Brando did, but only because he hailed from a smaller country. As an exemplar of cinematic rebellion, though, no one…
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Calendar, Night&Day Down the Bat Pole

Down the Bat Pole

Every generation seems to rediscover certain suspicions about Batman and Robin, two rich, toned playboys who favored masks, spandex, bat caves, and each other's company to the exclusion of all else. But the ideas first appeared in 1954, with the…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman ( Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event.…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

Morrissey fans know that, aside from James Dean and Oscar Wilde, pioneering '70s glam rockers the New York Dolls remain one of the most vital influences on the moody crooner's life, and he has thrown more light in their direction…
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Calendar, Night&Day Sold American

Sold American

When James Dean flipped up the collar on his red jacket in Rebel Without a Cause, would-be mutineers everywhere went shopping for an identical look. Forty years later, Will Smith provided the same service for Ray-Ban in Men in Black.…
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Various Artists Hot Rods & Custom Classics: Cruisin' Songs & Highway Hits (Rhino) In 1984, Rhino Records put out a disc called Teenage Tragedies. Smart move: Sex and death are guaranteed sellers in music as much as anywhere else, so…
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Calendar, Night&Day


wednesday may 10 Rebel Without a Cause To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nicholas Ray classic starring James Dean, the Castro Theatre presents a new 35mm print in Cinemascope and Dolby stereo. Feel for Plato (Sal Mineo), whose love…
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