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.

Let them eat brands

Interesting bit about some branding statistics. Also, interesting to consider some glasses cost between $100 and $200...much less $600 and above.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Lost Sounds and Soundtracks: THE DUELLISTS

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!

Lost Sounds and Soundtracks: HEAT

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.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Iggy Pop, David Bowie, and THE IDIOT

Great blog about the recording of THE IDIOT here.