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Saturday Matinee: The Straight Story

“The Straight Story” (1999) is a road film directed by David Lynch depicting elderly disabled veteran Alvin Straight’s multi-state journey by lawnmower to make amends with his estranged brother who suffered a stroke. Based on an actual journey which made … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Missing

“Missing” (1982) is one of the best of director Costa-Gavras’s long filmography of great political dramas. It’s based on the true investigation of the disappearance of American filmmaker and journalist Charles Horman during the 1973 Pinochet coup in Chile. Jack … Continue reading

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