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    Midnights at the Baxter presents 'Jackie Brown'
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    Let's talk Tarantino. You love him. I love him. He's a hot item right now. Hell, he's always a hot item, but he has a brand-spankin' new movie in theaters, and if you're anything like me, you had to rush home to change your pants after seeing the trailer for the first time – and many times subsequent. Django Unchained

    is an excellent film – as all his films are – and, as with

    Inglourious Basterds

    , Christoph Waltz stole the show. Now, I have to admit I didn't love it as much as


    . Or

    Kill Bill

    , or

    Reservoir Dogs

    , or

    Pulp Fiction

    . But! It's fantastic, and highly recommended for viewing on the largest screen you can find.

    In fact, any and all Tarantino is going to be best served by a large screen and a good sound system, and thus we are very much in luck: tomorrow, Saturday, Baxter Avenue Theater will be hosting a midnight screening of

    Jackie Brown

    , the 1997 homage to the blaxploitation genre. Pam Greer stars as Ms. Brown, a flight attendant who gets involved with both sides of the law, playing something of a double agent in an arms deal. It's Tarantino – you already know you love it, especially with a supporting cast which includes Robert Forster, Robert De Niro, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, and the always-great Samuel L. Jackson (excepting possibly his role in

    Django Unchained

    , in which he did an excellent job, but his character was so annoying that I just wanted him to shut his mouth – and I


    thought I'd see the day when I wanted Mr. Jackson to keep his trap shut).

    Baxter Avenue Theater is located at 1250 Bardstown Road. Further theater information and advance ticket sales can be found at the Baxter Avenue Theater website.

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    There are legitimate theories that the Big Bang originated from the collapse of a black hole in a fourth-dimensional universe. This stuff fascinates me, and I love reading about it. I love reading about science. And about anything, for that matter, provided it's interesting - and everything is potentially interesting, so I'm fascinated by a lot of things. I also read a lot of fiction (Kurt Vonnegut deserves deification) and watch a lot of movies (Charlie Chaplin also deserves deification). I've made a few short films myself. I'm also a writer of everything - I'm close to a Bachelor's in English at IUS. My life consists of reading, writing, bartending, and taking care of my daughter full-time. Life is busy and life is stressful, but that's why there's music and art and other forms of relaxation.

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