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David

Taiwanese-American / a native of the South Bay of Los Angeles County / maker and watcher of films / millennial without irony / ambivalent alumnus of the University of Southern California / formative years of film education provided by Lloyd Kaufman / thankful for parents who let him view both ROBOCOP and THE FLY (1986) when he was only five years of age / would love to experience SHOWGIRLS in a theater - but fears a rowdy audience who is under the misconception that it is a bad movie


First New Beverly double feature?

BROTHER (2000) / SONATINE (1993)
October 3 & 4, 2001

What is your ultimate double feature?

A few pairings come to mind.
Tokyo Pop (1988) / Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
The Brown Bunny (2003) / Buffalo '66 (1998)
Bad Lieutenant (1992) / Fireworks, aka Hana-Bi (1997)
A Borrowed Life (1994) *to screen on its own

What was the first movie that had an impact on you?

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? (1988) - my first time in a movie theater (at the Mann Old Towne 6 in Torrance)

Best New Bev memory?

Returning from a film shoot in August 2007 just in time for a Sunday evening presentation of THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982) and FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982)

Most cinematic moments?

The final shots of FIVE EASY PIECES (1970) and FAT CITY (1972)
The slow-motion flashback sequences of DUCK, YOU SUCKER! (1971)
Almost every scene in SORCERER (1977), LOVE STREAMS (1984), CRASH (1996), and MYSTERIOUS SKIN (2004)
When Robocop first appears in the police station