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How Do You Spell Summer Cool? C-A-S-S-A-V-E-T-E-S

Remembering John Cassavetes and his Bleeding Cinematic Heart

After 12 summer sessions with a Jungian shrink, Poppa H has come to understand I have a “thing” for dead existentialists, specifically risk taking iconoclastic writer/actor/directors (Eric Von Stroheim, Nicholas Ray, Orson Welles, John Cassavetes) who are literally burning mad with the passion to tell stories about the bittersweet human condition. What a breakthrough.

Cleaning Out My Celluloid Closet

Poppa Hooker’s “Best Of” Stash

Greetings and salutations* Bay Area film nerds and nerdettes

The Case for Cinematic Civil Disobedience

… And Film Night In Dolores Park, Oh My!

Greetings and salutations* from the private screening room of the Subterranean Beatnik Library auteur scoundrel Vincent Gallo once desecrated after focus-testing a four-hour director’s cut of his biker-gets-a-blowjob epic Brown Bunny (2003) on an unwilling gang of bipolar Hell’s
Angels …

True Love Means Crazy and Doomed <i>Together</i>…

Greetings and salutations* film nerds and nerdettes. To all the sympathetic souls who volunteered to spring me from my weekend incarceration in the debutante’s damask-drenched dungeon, I’m proud to report Poppa H. finally escaped the clutches of his nymph suitor after nearly 36 hours in velvet-cuffed captivity. All I can say is thank heavens for narcolepsy. I thought she would never sleep …

Depp Nails Wood: Film at 11

Johnny Depp is Bad to the Misanthropic Bone in Ed Wood

On the Bay with the Bard and the Big O

Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together

Greetings and salutations* Bay Area film snots … While Poppa H and the Daft Heiress continue our leisurely Sausalito Bay sojourn on Errol Flynn’s legendary 118-foot skiff, the Zaca, I’d like to turn the attention of the geek collective to a cinematic woolgathering I had while bobbing the day away.

Crispin Glover Don’t Like Space Travel

… And How Jet-Lagged Time Travelers Address Late Fees

Kickin’ it Old School, ’Cause Summer School Sucks

Cult Pics and Midnight Madness from Across the 8th Dimension

The Art of the MacGuffin

... and the World According to Hawk

Greetings and salutations* film nerditos and nerdalinas …
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