kurosawa


V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015

Reel World

Alien nation

Alien films at KiMo, Samurai Cinema at St. John’s, the Desert Light Film Competition in Alamogordo.
V.19 No.11 |

History Lesson

DayBird - March 23rd

1806 -Lewis and Clark reach Pacific coast, turn around.

1910 – Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (d. 1998)
Go to the The Guild Cinema tonight and celebrate his 100th Birthday.

Rashomon (Tuesday 4:00, 6:00, 8:00)

In honor of his 100th, Google doodled him.

1933 - Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolph Hitler dictatorial powers. They enabled him, get it.

1942 - U.S. government began moving Japanese-Americans from their homes to detention centers.

1964 – Peter Lorre, Hungarian-born actor (b. 1904) RIP, scary serial killer in M, you scared me.

2001 Mir Space Station ends its 15 year adventure; she goes plop into the South Pacific Ocean.

What I found while searching:

During a promotion for a piece of the MIR Space Station, Taco Bell said that if during re-entry the flying object hit a floating target the company had set up, everyone in the US would get a free taco.