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Best Movie Summers Ever

Greetings and salutations* film snots … Haven’t you heard? The Dude is not in.* Where is he? A privacy clause in his contract prohibits us from asking but we’re laying bets … 

A)    Hooker’s gone shark hunting
B)    Hooker’s finishing the pilot script for his sick and twisted TV show
C)    Hooker’s building a state-of-the-art Iron Suit to battle terrorists
D)    Hooker’s digging through Peruvian tombs in search of Conquistador mummies and the Lost City of Gold

While he’s on hiatus, in honor of 7x7’s Best of issue, MRF left a whole mess of Best of Hookers Reel(s) for all you suckers who don’t have his archives page bookmarked yet so dig in Reel Junkies.

Godard’s <i>Contempt</i> is A Cool Flickering Ghost

courtesy of the Criterion Collection

film snots ... In light of all the ass kissing that’s about to rain down on S.F. once 7x7’s Best Of season kicks off, let me be the first to offer a preemptive pucker. Who do you know that's an authority on San Francisco history? I mean the small stuff, people you never heard of in the gay old bohemian days of gay old San Francisco? Juicy stories, like who shot who in the Embarcadero, August, 1879 …*

Peter Sellers Knows How to Party

The Party
courtesy of United Artists

Drunk Waiters and Birdie Num Nums At the Castro

MRF Flies Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; courtesy of United Artists

Artists unite at the UA Film Fest

Greetings and salutations* movie nuts …

Born In A Crossfire Hurricane, That Explains It …

Gimme Shelter
courtesy of Mayles Films

Shining A Light On A Stabby ’60s Gem

Greetings and salutations* film nerds …

Gene Wilder Has An Enormous Schwanzstucker, Voof!

courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Only total gimps miss Young Frankenstein at the Castro ....

BOGDO: One Cool Mo-Fo at the Castro

Greetings and salutations* film nerds …

Recovering from a gonzo week in the land director/tyrant Eric Von Stroheim bitterly dubbed Holly-Veeeird: Hell On Dearth, Poppa H has been recharging his spiritual engine at an undisclosed Marin County health spa/ashram, getting my oil changed, so to speak, to rid myself of any lingering Oscar Stink. 

Mad Movies of the 1970s

courtesy of United Artists

Greetings film nerds and nerdettes

Last night, while dreaming about Super Tuesday ... I was awakened from a fitful sleep at shortly after two o'clock in the morning by a shrill, sibilant, faceless voice that was sitting in my rocking chair. I couldn't make it out at first in the dark bedroom. I said, "I'm sorry, you'll have to talk a little louder.

No Happy Endings in Noir City

Conflict; courtesy of Warner Brothers

Going Deep on North Dallas Forty

North Dallas Forty
North Dallas Forty; courtesy of Paramount Pictures

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