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  1. Here in the Land of the Blue Lake we currently...

    Here in the Land of the Blue Lake we currently have a TPOD/BHOD combo open at Boreal and a BHOD open at FSV.
    I have not visited either, opting instead to hike 45-minutes to ski patches of leftover...
  2. YES!!!

    YES!!!
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    Patch Skiing In the Northish Lake Tahoe area...

    Patch Skiing In the Northish Lake Tahoe area (Truckee/Donner Summit) and the Eastish (Mt Rose Hwy) is in full effect right now.
    Plenty to be had, but the trick is finding the window.
    I got skunked...
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    This site, imho, tends to compile some decent and...

    This site, imho, tends to compile some decent and interesting lists.

    "10 Films To Watch If You Liked Dune"
    https://www.tasteofcinema.com/2021/10-great-movies-to-watch-if-you-liked-dune/
  5. Poked around off of Donner Summit today. Found...

    Poked around off of Donner Summit today.
    Found some decent swatches on a NWesterly aspect; best snow I skied this week.
    I hit it around 3pm and it was starting to set up, so guessing earlier in the...
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    Advance tix on sale Mon 12/6... IgYs_NDyaLs

    Advance tix on sale Mon 12/6...

    IgYs_NDyaLs
  7. This starts 12/3 and runs through the 9th. ...

    This starts 12/3 and runs through the 9th.

    Info:
    https://www.buriedfilm.com/

    Tix:
    https://tahoearthauscinema.com/show/buried-the-1982-alpine-meadows-avalanche/

    H-wpb168nRE
  8. I just got back from skiing Lower Tamarack. It...

    I just got back from skiing Lower Tamarack.
    It was brisk up there.
    Trying to figure out where all the December corn is, cuz the EF slope was borderline boiler plate at 1:30.
    Also, the jib kids and...
  9. Crossfire (1947) While not the gonzo technical...

    Crossfire (1947)
    While not the gonzo technical blitz of The Third Man, this taut little noir succeeds due to a streamlined story and solid acting from all involved, especially Mitchum and Ryan. Plus...
  10. I skied locally today. Milking the October...

    I skied locally today.
    Milking the October leftovers.
    North facing was frozen C&H pure cane sugar at 3:30 pm.
    Managed to snag 13 turns on an obstalom (obstacle slalom) slope (hat tip to Powdork...
  11. The Third Man (1949) Just watched this noir tour...

    The Third Man (1949)
    Just watched this noir tour de force.
    Teeming with snappy dialogue, great use of shadows and light, plenty of cool camera angles, and a zitherific score, it is perhaps one of...
  12. "Any chance for significant snowfall is still in...

    "Any chance for significant snowfall is still in the fantasy range..."

    https://opensnow.com/dailysnow/tahoe
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    YMMV After all, I enjoyed Squid Game and turned...

    YMMV
    After all, I enjoyed Squid Game and turned off Hellbound after 7-minutes...
    :biggrin:
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    These Elves Need To Be Shelved Sadly, Elves is...

    These Elves Need To Be Shelved
    Sadly, Elves is Super Meh and not worth the time.
    It succumbs to tired tropes and annoying archetypes.
    On top of that, the core protagonist is an insufferablly...
  15. I appreciated the irony of somebody from the PNW...

    I appreciated the irony of somebody from the PNW asking if "22" referred to a Hwy, given that this is the Tahoe (i.e. California) thread and there is a Hwy 22 which is located in Oregon (i.e. PNW)......
  16. FYI/PSA Mountain Hardware in Truckee has...

    FYI/PSA

    Mountain Hardware in Truckee has Sno-Park permits if you wish to avoid those BS shipping and convenience charges online.
    Got mine today.

    Gonna hazard a guess that Tahoe Dave's may have...
  17. A bit confused as your post is dated "Today at...

    A bit confused as your post is dated "Today at 12:32 AM"...so, the corn was good just after midnight?
  18. Got mine put on last Monday since Stone's now...

    Got mine put on last Monday since Stone's now requires advance reservations and they were booked up 2 months out.
    Sadly, they now charge $50 to swap tires out even if you have them on separate rims...
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    If this is even 1/2 As good as Trollhunter,...

    If this is even 1/2 As good as Trollhunter, Thale, or Rare Exports, then I am in!

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  20. I yammered about it in post #1172 on the previous...

    I yammered about it in post #1172 on the previous page (https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/264998-The-Unofficial-Ongoing-Current-Movies-in-Theaters-thread?p=6456270#post6456270).
    ...
  21. Julia Sacre merde!!! Julia Child was a Boss....

    Julia
    Sacre merde!!!
    Julia Child was a Boss.
    This is a wonderfully charming documentary about the life and times of a true gastronomic pioneer.
    It's informative, illuminating, funny AF, and...
  22. To be quite honest, I was rather surprised to...

    To be quite honest, I was rather surprised to receive a Thanksgiving Day email from Boreal saying they would be opening back up on Black Friday.
    I drove by it on Thanksgiving morning around 11:30...
  23. Naw, they should all lay down "astroturf" like...

    Naw, they should all lay down "astroturf" like Midlothian Snowsports Centre outside of Edinburgh...then Tahoe resorts could offer year-round schuss.

    YzDi5mbg3TA
  24. There's more to the whole snow making equation...

    There's more to the whole snow making equation than just having cold temps at night.
    You also have to factor in the humidity.
    I did a Google the other week and learned about Wet Bulb Temperature,...
  25. Dunno if he is still bootfitting, but Pat Medau...

    Dunno if he is still bootfitting, but Pat Medau used to be THE bootfitter in SLT.
    Both me and Vets went to him back in the day. Heck, I drove around the lake to get fit by him when I first moved up...
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    That trip sounds cool. However, when I go to...

    That trip sounds cool.
    However, when I go to that skiinginsiberia site i get a giant exclamation point warning me that the site isn't secure, which doesnt jnstill a whole lotta confidence in regards...
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    The Southern Book Club's Guide To Slaying...

    The Southern Book Club's Guide To Slaying Vampires - Grady Hendrix

    Just polished off this breezy horror novel that manages to mix up soap opera melodrama, Southern charm, and, well, vampires into...
  28. Drove over 431 this afternoon. Plenty of snow up...

    Drove over 431 this afternoon. Plenty of snow up there to snag turns on.
    Pretty sure one could find some skiable swatches up around Castle Peak.
    The tree slalom action on Sunrise Bowl (looker's...
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    Earthquake Bird So, I have been participating in...

    Earthquake Bird
    So, I have been participating in "Noirvember", a loosely organized cinematic "event/challenge" where one attempts to watch a noir film every day for the month of November.
    I have...
  30. Silly goose, all skis are rock skis...that is...

    Silly goose, all skis are rock skis...that is their destiny once they leave the factory.
    :biggrin:
  31. The French Dispatch Saw the new Wes Anderson...

    The French Dispatch
    Saw the new Wes Anderson effort on Thursday.
    Had the entire theater to myself.
    If you dig Old School long-form journalism where the author was as much a part of the story as...
  32. I read an interesting interview with Kenneth...

    I read an interesting interview with Kenneth Branagh where he discussed VM, but now I can't find it.
    The gist was that he respected the man's art, not necessarily the man himself. I think.
  33. As Turx mentioned above, Tahoe resorts keep...

    As Turx mentioned above, Tahoe resorts keep pushing back opening dates as we are experiencing warm weather for the foreseeable short long-term.
    We had 2 WRODs open Halloween weekend and both...
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    I humbly advise giving a hard pass to the new,...

    I humbly advise giving a hard pass to the new, live action version of Cowboy Bebop.
    I turned the first episode off after 7-minutes.
    I found it clunky and devoid of any of the panache and cinematic...
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    I think so. Also, Anderson definitely pays overt...

    I think so.
    Also, Anderson definitely pays overt homage to Jaques Tati and Hitchcock in The French Dispatch, as well as to The French New Wave and Noir.
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    Finally saw Dune today. Had a 50 seat theater...

    Finally saw Dune today.
    Had a 50 seat theater all to my lonesome.
    I found the flick to be decent, not great (keep in mind that I have not read the novels, so I have no emotional or nostalgic...
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    I'm sold on this: 4HIEt4nf3Jk

    I'm sold on this:

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    This looks intriguing: ELvKuuXdfCU

    This looks intriguing:

    ELvKuuXdfCU
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    I still have yet to see Dune. Today, however, I...

    I still have yet to see Dune.
    Today, however, I saw The French Dispatch, which also happens to feature Timothee Chalamet.
    He was absolutely the worst thing in the film, I mean he brought the whole...
  41. I was half-assedly contemplating going to see...

    I was half-assedly contemplating going to see Ghostbusters: Afterlife tomorrow evening, but egads, the advance reviews from the major outlets (Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, RS) are kess than...
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    Nocturnal Animals This 2016 effort, the second...

    Nocturnal Animals
    This 2016 effort, the second feature film written and directed by designer Tom Ford, is an interesting genre clash fueled by a tight cast. Part neon noir, part vengeful love story,...
  43. FIFY I just got back from skiing a nice...

    FIFY

    I just got back from skiing a nice N-facing pitch of pure cane sugar.
    No overnight freeze and wind kept it nice. Was a bit punchy on the first run and the boot-pack sucked (kept post-holing...
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    Has anyone else noticed the current run on high...

    Has anyone else noticed the current run on high profile music docs?

    The Sparks Brothers (Edgar Wright)
    Summer of Soul (Questlove)
    The Velvet Underground (Todd Haynes)
    The Beatles: Get Back...
  45. Belfast Part visual love poem to the capital...

    Belfast
    Part visual love poem to the capital city of Northern Ireland, part slice-of-life, part coming-of-age, part soap operatic drama, and an homage to classic American Westerns of the 50s and...
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    Nightmare Alley - William Lindsay Gresham (1946)...

    Nightmare Alley - William Lindsay Gresham (1946)
    Step right up folks and wrap your eyes around the gloriously dark and seedy world of a conceited carnival clairvoyant.
    A nice choice for Noirvember...
  47. Scruff and Bone: What time were you guys out...

    Scruff and Bone:
    What time were you guys out there?
    Seems to me, given the recent temps, if y'all hit some S-facing aspects around noonish you'd get some November corn...
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    Coming up for auction 11/22: ...

    Coming up for auction 11/22:

    https://lithub.com/who-will-buy-the-extremely-rare-concept-art-book-for-jorodowskys-unproduced-dune/
  49. Bummer. Will keep an eye out in Truckee. ...

    Bummer.
    Will keep an eye out in Truckee.

    Hey, if you need a helmet, lemme know.
    I have 2 new ones gathering dust.
    Both are M (55-58).
    POC Spin or K2 Thrive
    Happy to hook you up, just PM me.
  50. I dig that he was at Thunder Mountain in the...

    I dig that he was at Thunder Mountain in the intro...
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