Category Archives: 2020

Mystery Movies 2020 in Review

Roy D’Arcy in “The Temptress,” one of 2020’s mystery movies. I used a different method in selecting last year’s mystery movies, relying on the trade papers available on Lantern in a systematic fashion. The films might seem iffy now, but … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions: Nathan Marsak Discusses Bunker Hill With Mary Mallory and Brian Judd

My old Crime Buddy Nathan Marsak has written a book on Bunker Hill in his informed yet freewheeling style and will be appearing Wednesday at 7 p.m. PST in a virtual event hosted by Hollywood Heritage in its “Evening @ … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Cineconline Brings Entertainment in Troubling Times

After isolating through the pandemic, sweltering summer, and blazing fires, Cineconline brought a respite of lighthearted , breezy entertainment. While Cinecon 55 occurred only online, it succeeded beyond its wildest dreams in providing rare films to thousands of film fans. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Silent Film Festival: CANCELED

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival is the latest movie event to cancel its plans, following the TCM Classic Film Festival and Noir City Hollywood. The festival is rescheduled for November. More information is available here.

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Noir City Hollywood: CANCELED

Eddie Muller issued the following statement today on Facebook: NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD—CANCELED. With much regret, but with a far greater concern for the safety of our loyal patrons, the Film Noir Foundation is postponing the current Noir City: Hollywood film … Continue reading

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TCM Classic Film Festival CANCELED Over Coronavirus

The Hollywood Reporter says that the TCM Classic Film Festival, scheduled April 16-19, is canceled. As of last night TCM was still advertising the festival on the air and its streaming services. TCM says it will refund all purchases of … Continue reading

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