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Criterion reissues Charles Laughton’s masterpiece, Night of the Hunter

I was all set to post something stupid tonight about Chex Mix product placement in daytime television, but then discovered, quite by accident, that one of my very favorite movies of all time, Night of the Hunter, is being reissued on DVD by the Criterion Collection tomorrow. The DVD, which you can order here, contains […]

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Cycle Powered Cinema documentation, and the film work of Mike Ambs

It’s not very long, and it’s really dark, but local film maker MIke Ambs just sent me this short video that he shot a week or so ago, during our first real test of the Cycle Powered Cinema concept. 5×5 : Night of the Hunter from mike ambs ☂ on Vimeo. You can’t tell from […]

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So, about that Cycle Powered Cinema test…

So, we had the big test on Saturday night. Somewhere between 30 and 40 people showed up, and, judging from the feedback I’ve received thus far, most of them had a pretty good time, in spite of the occasional mosquito and a delay or two. There were technical glitches, as we’d expected, but they didn’t […]

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Update on tonight’s Cycle Powered Cinema event

It’s a beautiful day in Ypsi, and things are looking good for the event this evening. I’m on my way now to pick up the keg, but, before I go, I wanted to mention a few things that I left out of yesterday’s update on this first test run of the Cycle Powered Cinema project. […]

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Testing the Cycle Powered Cinema concept this Saturday, and you’re invited

This Saturday night, at about 9:30, or whenever it starts to get dark, some friends and I are going to get together on the banks of the Huron, behind the new VG Kids building, and test out the Cycle Powered Cinema concept. And, you’re invited. There could be glitches, as we’ve yet to attempt the […]

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