Neil (nt) wrote,

Saw the movie Dirty Pretty Things at the Uptown. I enjoyed it, in spite of a few improbable plot elements. It's a drama/thriller, set in London among struggling immigrants. Recommended.

The Uptown is an Art Deco theater built around 1950 that now features "art films". Most of the older theaters in town have closed, to be replaced by multiplexes. The Grand closed a few years ago; the Palace was converted to a nightclub. I think only the Plaza and the Uptown are left.

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  • Broken trees

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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