I knew this sad day was coming very soon once the news was out that she was gravely ill. This 1972 album cover is one of my earliest 70’s childhood memories of her in my household via my Dad’s vinyl collection! I will miss her. But I still will relish her voice and music.

REST IN PEACE, ARETHA FRANKLIN - QUEEN OF SOUL. 🎼🎤🎼

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JUST ARRIVED: Severin Films’ THE CHANGELING New 2 Disc Blu Ray release with a very cool embossed slipcase!: Looking forward to revisiting this 1980 classic ghost story in High Def! Now I can say goodbye to my very old DVD version.☠️

At the repertory movie theater that Quentin Tarantino now owns and runs in Los Angeles: The New Beverly Cinema! They were playing a classic John Carpenter/Kurt Russell Double feature that night of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981) followed by BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986)! Fun action-packed night!!! 📽🎞

On this day in 1936, Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal in the same Olympic games. Bigger than winning 4 gold medals, the importance of Jesse Owens' victories spanned the entire globe. The 1936 Olympics coincided with Hitler and the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. Hitler had initially tried to ban blacks and jews from the games. This upset much of the
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LATEST MOVIE POSTER FRAMING: Relocated GRINDHOUSE from my kitchen to the bathroom and finally hung SIN CITY that I’ve had lying around for over 10 years! Making this a Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino companion display!

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LATEST HAUL FELLOW HORROR FANS: Picked up on Blu Ray - Paul Morrissey’s wacky, perverse film renditions of those classic Universal monsters via FLESH FOR FRANKENSTEIN (1972; aka FRANKENSTEIN 3D) and BLOOD FOR DRACULA (1974)! They make a great companion piece with this special issue magazine tribute to my favorite vampire film John Badham’s DRACULA (1979) that one of my friends recently sent to
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I just now checked out the remaking of this section of Hollywood Blvd, which is a couple of blocks away from where I live, into the 1969 era - the year of my birth (for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD)!

I also just happened to catch this Tarantino fan beauty in front of one of the period “adult” window dressings
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LATEST METALLICA VINYL REISSUES: Many months ago, I picked up the Remastered Vinyl Box Set for METALLICA’s “Master of Puppets” when it was first released. Like the previous Vinyl Box Sets for the first two albums (seen on my bookshelf in the background), they include tons of bonus extras and extensive hardcover photobooks for their respective periods. AND TODAY, I received their Limited Picture
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BEYOND EXCITED last night seeing the latest film from one of my favorite filmmakers Lynne Ramsay: YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE!

The sold out screening also had a Q&A with Lynne and her lead Actor Joaquin Phoenix!!!🎞🔨

Since I didn’t have a great vantage point to get a decent photo, I posted a couple shots from one of my cinephile friends Jeremy Warner, whom
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ARCLIGHT CINEMAS ADVANCE SCREENING: I’m about to spend some time inside A QUIET PLACE this evening!!!🤫💀

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