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Jacques Tourneur

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Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010
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Jakob Dylan | Women + Country

“Boring” is the sort of adjective used by music snobs (hi there!) to describe the Wallflowers, the band who brought Jakob Dylan’s hoarse and unexcitable voice into the mainstream.
Columbia (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  April 23, 2010
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Darkness visible

Welcome to the dark territories again, the republic of bitterness and bile known as noir.
The HFA’s ‘Unseen Noir’ unveils America’s post-war gloom
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  May 19, 2008
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La Tourneuse de Pages|The Page Turner

A girl needn’t go to the trouble of losing her leg and replacing it with an assault rifle, à la Grindhouse , to get even.
Something sinister is brewing
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 18, 2007
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Witness to moviemaking

The Brattle’s “Rare Film Noir” festival spotlights what makes the experience of going to movie revivals irreplaceable.
Rare film noir at the Brattle  
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  July 14, 2006