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Gary Dretzka

Dretzka By Gary DretzkaDretzka@moviecitynews.com

Irene in Time: A Father’s Day Gift from Henry Jaglom

Irene in Time, a movie devoid of any positive male role models, is being released Friday, two days ahead of Father’s Day. Naturally, the peculiar timing begged the question, “Who thought this was a good idea?” “Actually,” replied writer-director Henry Jaglom, “it was my idea. Sometimes, you need a marketing hook to encourage people to…

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Real Life Meets Cinema: Unmistaken Child and Throw Down Your Heart

Twenty-three years ago, in his Graceland album, Paul Simon anticipated the coming of the digital age and global shrinkage as well as any scientist, engineer or palm reader. It was an analog world back then, and Pope John Paul II, President Reagan and MTV Europe had yet to make a dent in the Iron Curtain….

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“Less is more and more is more. It’s the middle that’s not a good place.”
Paula Scher

“I WAS SO IGNORANT.   I couldn’t foresee that the scripted vulgarity of reality television was becoming the new societal norm. I naively assumed that the traditional American values of decency, fair play, equanimity, tolerance, truthfulness and individualism would prevail.”
~ Paul Schrader