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Praising Arizona

The essay reveals a strange coincidence, that a mostly-empty cowboy-themed mini-mall in Scottsdale Arizona’s Main Street was once the meeting point of two vast streams of consciousness in 20th Century cinema.

The Kiva Theatre was where the underground stream of cult movies overlapped with the imagination of a 14 year old boy originally from Cincinnati, Ohio (by way of Haddon Township, New Jersey), who made Super-8 adventure movies with his friends, and loved to spend his Saturdays at the movies…