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John Legend is indefatigable when it comes to charities. Over the weekend he joined Sting and the Roots on the Mall in Washington DC for Earth Day. On Tuesday May 2 and 3, he’ll have dinner and play golf with the winner of a raffle for the Show Me Campaign. The raffle ends tonight–see this link http://bit.ly/biif8t. The dinner is in New York at Marea.The golf is at Liberty National Golf Course…

It’s the 10th anniversary of Christopher Nolan‘s mind twisting debut film, “Memento.” I don’t know how anyone remembered to celebrate this event (inside joke).

If you’ve never seen “Memento,” it’s essentially told backwards and forwards simultaneously. The main character, Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) has been attacked in a home invasion and can’t make short term memories. If you like “Lost,” you’ll love it. I love it and can never get enough of it.

On Saturday, there was a 10th anniversary screening at the old Chelsea West aka SVA Theater, with a panel discussion following featuring Jonathan Nolan (who wrote it with his brother), and stars Guy Pearce and Joey Pantoliano. They are all still debating the film among themselves, and with the fans. It will never end! In 40 years I will be screening “Memento” at the Jewish Home for the Elderly and chewing it over with anyone who can hear or see…

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