The Movie Has Rolled Footage

Today I went and did the first shoot of the documentary. My subject was Chavdar, himself a photographer who just graduated from Horry-Georgetown Technical College. By and large the setup… Today I went and did the first shoot of the documentary. My subject was Chavdar, himself a photographer who just graduated from Horry-Georgetown Technical College. […]

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The Movie Is Happening

Tomorrow is a big day for me. The indie documentary idea I’ve been talking about for years is going to have it’s first shoot. I’m excited, slightly nervous but mostly… Tomorrow is a big day for me. The indie documentary idea I’ve been talking about for years is going to have it’s first shoot. I’m […]

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Lloyd Kaufman on the Treatment

The other day I listened to the podcast version of Elvis Mitchell’s show The Treatment . It featured a great interview with a guy I met last year, Lloyd Kaufman…. The other day I listened to the podcast version of Elvis Mitchell’s show The Treatment . It featured a great interview with a guy I […]

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Three Word Review of the Watchmen Movie

I just saw the Watchmen tonight. I’ll be taking it in and writing about it more later. Whatever my expectations were of the best case scenario for pulling off this… I just saw the Watchmen tonight. I’ll be taking it in and writing about it more later. Whatever my expectations were of the best case […]

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Kick Off Your Carnival with 3canal

I listened to the most recent episode of Caribbean Free Radio last weekend. There are precious few new episodes so I cherish every one I get. In this, she was… I listened to the most recent episode of Caribbean Free Radio last weekend. There are precious few new episodes so I cherish every one I […]

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Travels and Bummers and Will Eisner

I’m in Atlanta at the moment, doing travel for the day job. I would have liked to have met up with friends and done stuff but the evening plans were… I’m in Atlanta at the moment, doing travel for the day job. I would have liked to have met up with friends and done stuff […]

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The Spirit Movie from an Alternate Reality

I am dreading the film version of The Spirit. Don’t get me wrong, I’m going to go see it in the theater. Whatever problems it has, they won’t get better… I am dreading the film version of The Spirit. Don’t get me wrong, I’m going to go see it in the theater. Whatever problems it […]

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Ballast

The other day listening to The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell, I heard his interview with the director of the independent movie Ballast. Between the interview and seeing the trailer, I… The other day listening to The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell, I heard his interview with the director of the independent movie Ballast. Between the interview […]

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Persepolis

We watched Marjane Satrapi’s film version of Persepolis last night. Wow, what a fantastic film, one of the best adaptions I’ve ever seen. I’d actually put it above Sin City… We watched Marjane Satrapi’s film version of Persepolis last night. Wow, what a fantastic film, one of the best adaptions I’ve ever seen. I’d actually […]

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The Writer’s Strike and New Media

In my first job out of college as a chemist, I worked in a factory. I was in QC and worked alongside lab technicians that were unionized. A lot of… In my first job out of college as a chemist, I worked in a factory. I was in QC and worked alongside lab technicians that […]

The Spirit Movie

I’ll admit it. I’m very nervous about Frank Miller directing a film of The Spirit. I really hope that he manages to pull it off and keep true to the… I’ll admit it. I’m very nervous about Frank Miller directing a film of The Spirit. I really hope that he manages to pull it off […]

Done the Impossible

I finished watching Serenity and watched the Done the Impossible documentary at lunch this week. It’s interesting and pretty well done, but I sure would have liked to have heard… I finished watching Serenity and watched the Done the Impossible documentary at lunch this week. It’s interesting and pretty well done, but I sure would […]

Firefly and Serenity

Spring of last year when the Serenity DVD was released, I picked it up as well as the Firefly box set. Around the same time I placed a preorder for… Spring of last year when the Serenity DVD was released, I picked it up as well as the Firefly box set. Around the same time […]

BBS Documentary

Over a year ago, I purchased BSS The Documentary. Actually, when I found out about it I joined up in the Adventurer club, which prebought the next documentary about text… Over a year ago, I purchased BSS The Documentary. Actually, when I found out about it I joined up in the Adventurer club, which prebought […]

Shorter Criticism of An Inconvenient Truth

If your goal was to change minds about global warming and save the world, you’d have served that purpose better by not wrapping your message in an infomercial about Al… If your goal was to change minds about global warming and save the world, you’d have served that purpose better by not wrapping your message […]

An Inconvenient Film

Coastal Carolina had a screening of An Inconvenient Truth tonight and we went to it. I’ve heard lots of people wax rhapsodic about it, so I had expectations set at… Coastal Carolina had a screening of An Inconvenient Truth tonight and we went to it. I’ve heard lots of people wax rhapsodic about it, so […]

Mike Fisher and Goofaman Productions

I’ve been lucky to have just randomly met a lot of interesting people while living my life. This post is about a guy I met in a comics shop in… I’ve been lucky to have just randomly met a lot of interesting people while living my life. This post is about a guy I met […]

Recent Viewing

Since the holidays, I’ve seen a lot of movies. Here’s a capsule rundown of all the ones I can remember. Tarnation by Jonathan Caouette. This is famous for having been… Since the holidays, I’ve seen a lot of movies. Here’s a capsule rundown of all the ones I can remember. Tarnation by Jonathan Caouette. This […]

Wizard of Speed and Time

Mike Jittlov has made his movie Wizard of Speed and Time available via bittorrent. At the time of this posting, I’m one of the seeders of that torrent. I got… Mike Jittlov has made his movie Wizard of Speed and Time available via bittorrent. At the time of this posting, I’m one of the seeders […]

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John Waters Top Ten Films of 2006

Here’s John Waters’ picks for the best films of 2006. I like these capsule reviews, such as this: Sherrybaby (Laurie Collyer) Maggie Gyllenhaal plays an ex-convict drug addict (the kind… Here’s John Waters’ picks for the best films of 2006. I like these capsule reviews, such as this: Sherrybaby (Laurie Collyer) Maggie Gyllenhaal plays an […]

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