Tarpon (1973)

“Where It All Started.” Shot entirely in Key West and featuring appearances by Richard Brautigan (Trout Fishing in America), Thomas McGuane (Ninety-Two in the Shade) and Jim Harrison (The Road…

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Stone Reader (2002)

“I can’t believe a guy could write a book this good and just disappear.” In 1972, Mark Moskowitz, a college freshman, picked up a copy of a novel called The Stones of…

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This Is Not a Robbery (2008)

"I dumped the bitch and then I started robbing banks." A fascinating documentary, This Is Not a Robbery traces the strange odyssey of J.L. Hunter “Red” Rountree (1911-2004) – the…

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Titicut Follies (1967)

“Don’t turn your back on this film … if you value your mind or your life.” A fascinating (and extremely disturbing!) black and white documentary directed by Frederick Wiseman and…

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The Henry Miller Odyssey (1969)

“To laugh at yourself is the most important thing …” In Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller’s semi-autobiographical novel, which was published in France in 1934 and banned in the United…

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The Best Hotel on Skid Row (1990)

“Skid row is where people are mutilated and almost dead, they’re creeping, crawling, uncared-for creatures.” A bleak and depressing but truly fascinating documentary narrated by “The Poet Laureate of Skid…

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