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I’m Not There — “Tarantula” meets “Chronicles” in “Masked & Anonymous” prequel

March 3rd, 2009 · 10 Comments · Movies, Music

  I’m Not There — film review “Life is a crazy, dark circus.” FANTASTIC, inspired filmmaking. (I gotta look for more Todd Haynes.)  Maybe I was super-well prepared for it by this late date, but as it was, I could easily follow it, and it painted a brilliant million-dollar-picture. Obviously the unsuspecting could be caught off […]

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“Great Americans” Not Born In America

December 12th, 2008 · 15 Comments · Movies, Politics, Weird Things About Me

. It’s funny when some Americans talk about who is an American and who isn’t . . . It made me think of some commonly-perceived “Great Americans” who weren’t born here, like  . . . Christopher Columbus (Italian)  (“discovered” America, and for whom cities & holidays, and circles & squares are named after) William Penn […]

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Brian’s Online Video Collection

September 28th, 2008 · 25 Comments · Brian on YouTube etc., Hitchhiker's Guide to Jack Kerouac, Kerouac and The Beats, Merry Pranksters, Movies, Music, New York City, Poetry, Politics, Weird Things About Me

Here’s a bunch of online video clips . Here’s my YouTube Video Channel —  BrianHassettVideos — https://www.youtube.com/user/BrianHassettVideos/videos ============================================== Here’s the first show for Blissfully Ravaged in Democracy — a Facebook live stream as part of Merry Pranksters / Twanger Plunkers virtual Acid Test on Saturday June 20th, 2020 . . .  . Here’s the set […]

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Brian’s movie reviews on IMDB

July 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Movies

. Here are some film reviews I’ve written for IMDB.com . . . http://www.imdb.com/user/ur2433069/comments including . . . 1. 1969 (1988)  12 August 2003 2. Bully (2001)  14 August 2003 3. Carny (1980)  20 April 2005 4. Festival Express (2003)  16 September 2003 5. Happy Accidents (2000)  11 September 2003 6. Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971)  28 September 2003 7. Kaaterskill Falls (2001)  25 October 2003 8. Luck (2003)  26 March 2006 […]

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“Shine A Light” — the new Scorsese Stones concert film

March 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments · Movies, Music

It opens Friday, April 4th.  Here’s some info on it . . . Shine A Light  (2008) The Rolling Stones, with Darryl Jones, Chuck Leavell, Blondie Chapman, Bernard Fowler & Lisa Fischer, and a 4-piece horn section led by a wailin’ Bobby Keys. Special Guests:  Buddy Guy, Christina Aguilera, Jack White Directed by Martin Scorsese […]

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My Dinner With Jimi

February 9th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Movies

. If you’re a fan of funny films and/or sixties music — boy is there a new movie for you!  The comic docu-drama “My Dinner With Jimi“, features master Hendrix, The Beatles, Brian Jones, The Moody Blues, Donovan, Frank Zappa, Jim Morrison and numerous others, all seen through the eyes of the writer, humorist and […]

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