Sunday, August 29, 2010
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
THE S FROM HELL is a fantastic short I recently saw at the BAM Film Fest comprised of disturbed phone interviews with the childhood victims of a post-cartoons corporate logo. Right? Remember all those? "Sit, Ubu, sit! Good dog." Check out the fantastic website created for the movie with links to a variety of spooky brands and logos.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
How do you pull off an historical epic film in just over an hour and a half? Ridley Scott did so in his 1977 Cannes-honored The Duellists working from screenwriter Gerald Vaughan-Hughes' adaptation of a Joseph Conrad short that deftly dashes across 58 scenes spanning 6 discreet epochs inside 16 years, all within a 96 minute movie (not counting credits). Call it "The Mini-Epic."
Full article with five great stream-able tracks here!
The precisely hodge-podged sources for Michael Mann's musical cues—sometimes original compositions, sometimes culled from pre-existing pop, rock, industrial, and/or electronic groups—are as diverse as the dusty Los Angeles turfs he agilely vignettes in his consummate epic crime male-odrama Heat.
Check out the full article with tracks here.