Archive for May 3rd, 2021

by Sam Juliano

A group e mail will be sent out on Tuesday morning, soliciting involvement for the upcoming Allan Fish Online Film Festival.  A few have already pledged a post, and it is anticipated several others will soon be coming forward.  The project will launch on May 28th and will run as long as it must to accomodate those who are participating.  Many thanks.  This should be another banner installment of the festival that means so much to those affiliated with the site.

This past week we received two more stupendous essays.  Jim Clark’s profoud piece on Andrei Tarkovsky’s The Sacrifice and J.D. Lafrance’s fascinating review of Oliver Stone’s The Doors debuted on Wednesday and Thursday.

More shops, theaters and restaurants are moving forward, cutting back restrictions as the summer is looking better and better moving forward.  I will be teaching the summer school program again this year but unlike last year it will in person.

Last year’s big Oscar surprises – Anthony Hopkins and Frances McDormand continue to inspire discussion online.

Lucille and I saw two films this past week: (more…)

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