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NOIR CITY Film Festival – Hollywood

The Noir City Film Festival returns to Hollywood and begins April 1st and runs through April 20th at the Egyptian Theater. The Egyptian Theater originally opened in 1922 and was operated by Sid Grauman, who later built the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater across the street. What a great place it must be to watch film noir. The Film Noir Foundation put... Read More »

The War – A social history of WWII in the 1940′s

The World War II documentary by Ken Burns, "The War" is a film that every generation should be required to watch. Don't expect a detailed account of the strategies, alliances, or an in-depth look at the battles during each facet of the war. The 1970's documentary called "The World at War" already has that aspect covered pretty well. The War is lacking in ... Read More »

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