In 2003 and again in 2009, Director Andy Glynne, with Mosaic Films and BBC4 created Animated Minds
, a series of animated documentaries
to express the subjective experiences of various kinds of mental health disorders. [more inside]
Please enjoy one of collage artist Lewis Klahr
's haptic, romantic meditations on materiality and mortality, False Aging
, and a look at his process.
is a blog about |
From Edwin S. Porter's Life of an American Fireman
the eponymous film technique |
to Andy Warhol's The Chelsea Girls
to Michel Gondry's
and its alternatives, with many | Sugar Water
(the BEST EVER, imo), split screens have
surprising, intriguing examples. |
encouraged alternate and ideally unlimited perspecitves.
Last month, Virginia Davis passed away at 90 years of age.
She was the real life
(warning: lousy formatting) little girl
(warning: teh kyoot) whom Walt Disney sent into the land of cartoons,
responding to the popularity of Max Fleisher's Out of the Inkwell
series, which used his "rotoscope
" and brought cartoon figures into filmed space. Walt reversed the formula, and found his first star.
Alice's Wonderland [more inside]
“The most revolutionary thing is to just love yourself and love what you do. You can't do anything more than that”
A Milwaukee tomboy got a $100 Fisher-Price Pixelvision
as a Christmas gift from her dad
at age 15. She left high school at age 16, under homophobic pressures, and came out as a lesbian at age 17. Sadie Benning
used her kiddiecorder to tell this story
, creating a series of intimate short films full of personality, desperation and fantastic hope, and founded on the intimacy of immediacy.
A New Year
- Living Inside
- Me and Rubyfruit
If Every Girl Had A Diary
- It Wasn't Love 1
, filmmaker Martin Arnold
's 41 minute compilation of the films of his "compulsive repetition
" trilogy, is available to you online. The quality is lacking, small details are missed, but I thought you'd enjoy these nonetheless. Time codes for the three pieces and more inside. [more inside]
is at bat, man
! Just in time
to handle your jones
for singalong fan bond
ing, to speak the heretofore unspoken truths of super jawes
ome classic film themes. Also he dresses up, like it's, um, Halloween
Quick, before Tim Burton's "re-imagining dark gems
of the 1970s" spree continues with the film version
that will obliterate all recollection of the original musical thriller's style! Check out 1982's Emmy-winning televised performance of Sweeney Todd
, with George Hearn and the inimitable Angela Lansbury. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
. Or, just skip to the highlights, A Little Priest
. Also, check out the style of the inventive, minimalist revival
or read the original penny dreadful!
80 years of Found Footage Filmmaking...
The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Night and Fog 2 3 4 5 6 7
3D design artist
and fan of long titles extraordinaire, Transfatty
, aka Patrick O'Brien
(dir. The Man With The Smallest Penis In Existence And The Electron Microscope Technician Who Loved Him
) will debut his new DVD, Everything Will Be Okay, or How I Learned to Trancend Form, Live in the Now and Make Love in my Electric Wheelchair
, tomorrow in NYC. The DVD is clips from his forthcoming film, October 5, 1974
, his ongoing personal documentary about his journey to the end with ALS
Who Can Sleep With Brows on the Prowl? Larry Blamire
, new things maker out of ones we all remember extraordinare, and stiff dialogue dynamo
is back in bad form with his latest offering, The Trail of The Screaming Forehead
. Coming to festivals in Long Beach and SF this month. (previously!