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Chrome and Shiny
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Chrome and Shiny

Mad Max: Fury Road inspired me to go back and look at the first Mad Max film again if, for no other reason, than to spend a couple more hours with George Miller.

Back to the Future
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Back to the Future

But what I really want to talk about is how we’re partnering with the “Pedaling 4 Parkinsons” charity on the 28th to benefit research into Parkinson’s disease, and how Michael J. Fox has agreed to tape an introduction for us to precede it.

Rebels Without Causes
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Rebels Without Causes

2015 is shaping up to be a triumphal parade of my own childhood.  Unearthing milestones like my junior-high screening of Road Warrior, my family visit as a tiny kid to Disneyland, the comics I stayed up reading with a flashlight under the covers long after lights out, the first movie I ever saw in a theater: Star Wars.

Block Party
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Block Party

There’s hope, in other words, in this conversation that even while women are still grossly-underrepresented amongst the director ranks, there is at least the beginnings of the conversation.

Coming Soon: ROAR
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Coming Soon: ROAR

I met Ms. Hedren in the lounge of Elway's on the first floor of Denver's Ritz-Carlton. We talked about her new pursuits and her "second career" in the movies, though we started as most any conversation with Tippi Hedren must: with her time with Hitchcock.

Alamo Assemble
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Alamo Assemble

What if Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American who is as culturally American as you or me, suddenly became a main character in the single largest corporate product in the United States?