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Female Filmmaker Friday: Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore, 1998 (dir. Sarah Jacobson)


Last December on TCM Underground we showed two films by “The Queen of Underground Film,” Sarah Jacobson: her 27 minute b&w short film I Was a Teenage Serial Killer and her only feature film, 1998’s Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore. Both films totally blew my mind. The American Genre Film Archive, aka AGFA, recently put out a new 2K restoration of the films. Right now they are only available as DCP/Blu-ray for theatrical display, but I have been informed a home video release is coming in August.

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January 2019 in Films


It’s a new year which means catching up on new releases held over from last year, new new-to-me films, and a whole new year of cinema! As it stands, I watched six holdovers from last year, three new 2019 films, and a handful of films that were new-to-me. I also binge-watched a new favorite television show. As always, you can see everything I watched after the cut, as well as some favorites.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Crossroads, 2002 (dir. Tamra Davis)


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Lucy Wagner: This time, we didn’t make any wishes for the future. We said goodbye to our past. Now, none of us has any idea where life’s gonna take us. . .’cause what we have is now. And right now, we have each other.

Movie Quote of the Day – CB4, 1993 (dir. Tamra Davis)


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Virgil Robinson: Any person who would defile America’s pastime by wearing a baseball cap backwards.. . well, that’s an evil that speaks for itself!

Movie Quote of the Day – Billy Madison, 1995 (dir. Tamra Davis)


Principal: Mr. Madison, what you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
Billy Madison: Okay, a simple “wrong” would’ve done just fine, but thanks.