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marjane satrapi's persepolis
during the achaemenid dynasty, persepolis was (as you may recall from high school world history class) the ancient riverside site first chosen by cyrus the great and then built up by darius the great to stand as the center of the persian empire. fastforward...

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cheap thrills: things to do for under $10 (item nine)
this is a good time of year to start thinking of cheap thrills that involve air conditioning. everyone knows about hanging out at the movie theater to beat the heat, but did you know you can go to the movies on the cheap? you can, with the dollar theater...

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movie event at tall timbers research station, saturday may 10th
straight from my email inbox to my blog with no additional commentary other than this: scroll down past the description to find even details for showtimes, ticketing info and the like. APALACHICOLA RIVERKEEPER HOSTS THE WILD AND SCENIC ENVIRONMENTAL FILM...

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a movie i will watch more than once: no country for old men
why do we call it the dollar theater and then pay a dollar and three quarters to get in? and why does the fella at the box office harass people who pay with a jackson? i believe he referred to it as a "big bill" while trying his hardest to shame...

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a movie for valentine's day cynics
when run lola run first hit american theaters in 1998 it played at the local arthouse theater around the corner and two blocks down from my house. my friend worked for another neighborhood theater and had guest pass privileges, but i deigned to join him...

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