Articles from November 2016

Creative and critical movie writing from the Ped Mall to the moon!

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Medicine for Melancholy

This Friday, November 18th, FilmScene will be playing what is arguably the most acclaimed movie of the year, Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. Before Moonlight, though, Jenkins wrote and directed Medicine for Melancholy some eight years ago now. The most immediately noticeable aspect about Medicine for Melancholy is its starkness.
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Gimme Danger and 1973's Raw Power

On Friday, November 4th, FilmScene began showing the new documentary from Jim Jarmusch, Gimme Danger, explores the influential proto-punk act famously led by Iggy Pop, the Stooges. In celebration of the upcoming movie and the Stooges, the Bijou Blog will be posting reviews of the Stooges first three albums.
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Gimme Danger and 1970's Funhouse

On Friday, November 4th, FilmScene began screening the new documentary from Jim Jarmusch, Gimme Danger, explores the influential proto-punk act famously led by Iggy Pop, the Stooges. In celebration of the movie and the Stooges, the Bijou Blog will be posting reviews of the Stooges first three albums.
Screenshot from Gimme Danger

The Stooges and Gimme Danger

On Friday, November 4th, FilmScene will be showing the new documentary from Jim Jarmusch, Gimme Danger, explores the influential proto-punk act famously led by Iggy Pop, the Stooges.