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Film, Rep Showtimes Arthouse Movie Listings Aug 29-Sept 4, 2012

Arthouse Movie Listings Aug 29-Sept 4, 2012

The Castro Theatre. The Night of the Iguana and Under the Volcano: A John Huston double feature. Wed., Aug. 29. $8.50-$11. City Lights and Sherlock, Jr.: A silent comedy double feature. Thu., Aug. 30. $8.50-$11. Vertigo: A 70mm screening of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Blonde Dynamite

Blonde Dynamite

Marilyn Monroe’s screen persona, defined in The Seven Year Itch and Some Like It Hot, is that of the ditz spilling out of her dress, endearingly unaware of the effect she has on men. That doesn’t fit with film noir’s…
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Vote No

Silver City is being marketed as a biting, bitter sendup of George W. Bush. Hence the copious use of trailer footage in which Chris Cooper, as Colorado gubernatorial candidate Dickie Pilager, stumbles over simple sentences, dodges reporters' questions with mindless…
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Second Time Around

The Maltese Falcon John Huston's The Maltese Falcon is a high-water mark of tough-guy storytelling and the most influential movie in the whole Warner Bros. Festival of Classics running at the Castro this week. In this faithful rendering of Dashiell…
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Second Time Around

Three With Sterling Hayden Tall, battered, and wary, Sterling Hayden bestrode several of the 1950s' most interesting movies, sniffing suspiciously at the many B-movies he graced as the decade wore on and his star fell away. The adventurous Fine Arts…
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Second Time Around

The National Film Registry Tour The Library of Congress National Film Registry Tour, which arrives at the Castro Wednesday evening for a nine-day run, is based on the holdings thus far in the library's much-publicized 25-films-a-year archiving. Things get under…
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