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The Glory Days of Los Angeles Movie Houses

With the 2013 Oscars hoopla behind us, the 106th Streeters were reminded of our recent trip to Los Angeles. On this road trip we spent a day and night tramping all over Downtown L. A., stumbling onto building after building … Continue reading

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Beats For BBQ Films’ Week – “Kung Fu Fighting”

You know this is the place to be to ring in the Year of the Dragon. BBQ Films keeps upping the ante – look out, ’cause this one is gonna kick your ass! Let’s let Carl Douglas explain all the … Continue reading

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Night Catches Us at the House of Maysles

Director and screenwriter Tanya Hamilton is someone you should make note of. You could be saying years from now, “Yeah, I’ve seen every film she’s made. I’ve known about her work from the beginning.” This claim would let others know … Continue reading

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New York in Black and White

Like Narcissus, New York City can’t stop gazing at itself. Now NYC looks good at many angles. If you’re like the 106thstreeters, you’ve noticed by now that New York is at its most beautiful at night. A close second is … Continue reading

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I Pugni in Tasca (Fists in the Pocket)

We here at 106th Street love cinema. In fact, if it weren’t for cinema the 106thstreeters would never have met, forged our way back across country, and returned our family names to their proper North American East Coast origins. Like … Continue reading

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The Bronx is Up

For those of us Uptown, Rooftop Films lives on in the winter months at Bruckner Bar just across the Harlem River in the Bronx. December 2nd’s events sung the praises of said borough with 2 films that reflected the musical … Continue reading

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