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#575: A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

March 31, 2011

Notes from the Manager

To be continued… after I actually see Insidious! The film has been getting very, very positive reviews, all saying the film is a genuinely scary supernatural horror movie that doesn't rely on gore or cheap jump scares, so I'm actually a little curious.

Source Code is also out this weekend, and while I must admit the trailers look like a cool premise that could easily veer off into really bad sci-fi-romance territory, I have faith that Duncan Jones (the writer-director of the superb Moon) wouldn't take a script that predictably, generically bad. And again, early reviews have been really strong.

So yeah! It looks like — potentially — a really great weekend for fans of indie genre flicks. I'm going to try to see both of these this weekend, but we'll see. Are you looking forward to seeing either of these this weekend, neither of them, both of them, or something else entirely?


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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hello! The Multiplex 10 Kickstarter project ends in just over 14 days. As of this writing, we are a little north of $12,000, so just over 80% of our base goal. Judging from my last two Kickstarters, we’re doing very well. The final week should pick up considerably over this past week.

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