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Mitch Perry’s Top Ten films, books and music events of the year

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Self indulgence warning. As I’ve been doing since my first year with Creative Loafing (2009), I’ve assembled a top ten list of my favorite movies, music and books of the year. When it comes to movies, I remain a stalwart in seeing moving pictures on the big screen. Living within a couple of movie houses helps considerably, but it also hurts — I’ve seen far too many terrible comedies on some weekends because I just wanted to get out of the house – regretting…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.19.16 — Jeffrey Toobin’s book on Patty Hearst is another American true-crime classic

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Last night in Los Angeles, one of the big winners at the Emmy Awards was the FX production of “The People vs. O.J. Simpson.” Though most of the American public was quite familiar with the O.J. saga that unfolded in 1994-1995, the series was compelling, must-see drama (too bad John Travolta’s positively weird performance as Robert Shapiro didn’t get rewarded), but it shouldn’t be underestimated that its main source material was New Yorker journalist Jeffrey Toobin’s book, “The Run of His Life: The People v.…

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