The Seasoned Ticket #93

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

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Virtual Screenings Support Scarecrow!

Scarecrow is partnering with distributors to bring new movies straight to your screen. Here you’ll find a running list of movies you can stream at home, with Scarecrow getting a cut of the proceeds when you use the links here. Happy viewing!

 

ALL I CAN SAY

This Friday, June 26, Osciloscope brings you ALL I CAN SAY.

Shannon Hoon, lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon, filmed himself from 1990-95 with a Hi8 video camera, recording up until a few hours before his sudden death at the age of 28. His camera was a diary and his closest confidant. In the hundreds of hours of footage, Hoon meticulously documented his life – his family, his creative process, his television, his band’s rise to fame and his struggle with addiction. He filmed his daughter’s birth, and archived the politics and culture of the 90’s, an era right before the internet changed the world. Created with his own footage, voice and music, this intimate autobiography is a prescient exploration of experience and memory in the age of video. It is also Shannon Hoon’s last work, completed 23 years after his death.

Check out the trailer right here. 

Watch the movie HERE.

 

QUEEN OF LAPA

We’re proud to team up with Factory 25 to present the new film QUEEN OF LAPA. Stream it from our link and Scarecrow will get half the proceeds! Available for purchase Friday, 6/19!

A proud transgender sex worker since the age of eleven, Luana Muniz, now fifty-nine, shapes a new reality in her “hostel” by housing a new generation of transgender sex workers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. QUEEN OF LAPA explores the day-to-day lives, rivalries, and quests for love of sex workers, as Muniz’s guides them in a city full of hostility towards its LGBTQ community.

Check out the trailer right here.

Stream it now!

 

MY DARLING VIVIAN

We’ve also teamed up with The Film Collaborative to present MY DARLING VIVIAN. As with the other movie, if you stream it fro us, Scarecrow gets a cut of the proceeds.

In 1951, Catholic schoolgirl Vivian Liberto meets handsome Air Force cadet Johnny Cash at her local San Antonio, Texas skating rink. Their whirlwind summer romance lays the foundation for a feverish three-year-long correspondence while Johnny is stationed in Germany. Thousands of letters later, the two marry upon his return in 1954. Within a year, a career blossoms and a family is started. By 1961, Johnny Cash is a household name, number one on the music charts, and perpetually on tour. Meanwhile, only two weeks postpartum, Vivian settles into their custom-built home in Casitas Springs, California with their four young daughters. Plagued by bobcats, rattlesnakes, all-hours visits from fans, and a growing resentment toward her husband’s absence, Vivian is pushed to a near breaking point when she and her daughters are targeted by hate groups over her perceived race. In My Darling Vivian, we will meet the first Mrs. Cash as her daughters, Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy, and Tara, share with us first hand, for the first time, the entire story of love, isolation, fear, heartbreak, and survival.

Here’s the trailer, and you can start streaming MY DARLING VIVIAN right here.

The Seasoned Ticket #92

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

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New Releases for June 16!

by Bryan Theiss

This week’s new arrivals include a documentary about the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, some Japanese sci-fi classics by Ishirō Honda, multiple appearances by Romy Schneider, a former sidekick of the Joker going solo, and much more. They’re all available from our pickup window or to rent by mail

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The Seasoned Ticket #91

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

Read More