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Great review of Citizenfour: why can't we have nice things?

Original post made by Cecil B., San Ramon, on Nov 4, 2014

The DSR/PW sites are running a terrific review of the documentary film: Citizenfour. Web Link But where is it showing -- in any of the multiplexes of Walnut Creek/PH? Nope. Well, what about the Infinityplex of Pleasanton? No again.

If you want to see this film (rated R, only for language any child 'aged PG' or older knows better than you), you can go to Albany, San Rafael, the Embarcadero or Menlo Park. Web Link There's sweet-bless-all nothing east of the Caldecott Tunnel.

And yet, we get multiple opportunities for groundbreaking cinenemas like Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Ouija, and the Boxtrolls. Yeesh.

They say you get the civic culture you deserve. Apparently, we here in the San Ramon Valley don't deserve Any at all.

Comments (2)

Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:43 pm

We don't have enough old fashioned sole-proprietorship theaters anymore, and the dopey corporate owned chains aren't going to run something they see as not attracting their target audience (teenagers, and parents with younger kids). Ms. Poitras should have thrown some explosions and car chases and aliens in the mix.

This is probably the most important film of the year, but the average American worker drone would rather go about their coma-like existence in blissful ignorance.

Posted by Cecil B.
a resident of San Ramon
on Nov 6, 2014 at 7:54 am

You and me, Derek: Road Trip!

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