Andrew Grant over at Like Anna Karina’s Sweater writes about movies. And he writes about them well, with the sort of inflection that comes from pure cinema passion. A week ago he posted about Transsiberian, which he caught at the European Film Market. Transsiberian is the new work by Brad Anderson. whose early film, the […]
The whole staff at Sixsquare.com encourages you to drop by Rcrd Lbl and grab “Beautiful Life,” the track by Brazilian dance music flavor of the year, Gui Boratto. He’s in style for a reason. It’s a gorgeous slice of electronic pulsazione. Here’s the link. Go fetch.
McG helms the newest installment of the Terminator franchise. Christian Bale stars as John Connor. Filming begins on what Variety says is “part of a planned three-picture arc” here in New Mexico starting May 5. Full article here. No snarky comment at this time because…well, I rather liked the third one.
The Academy Awards. This was the first Oscar telecast I’d seen in a while. I attribute that to the fact that for the first time in the past four years, I don’t live in the heart of Hollywood. For much of the world, Oscar time means glitz and glamor and movie stars (oh my). For […]
You got a last minute Oscar ballot to fill out? Are you minutes away from dashing out the door to attend an Oscar party of the type I used to throw until I just got so tired of the ceremony I just couldn’t take it anymore? Here’s your salvation, Courtesy of Charles Reece over at […]
This is total fluff, but I was pleased to see in Variety that KCRW DJ Jason Bentley had a crush on Erin Gray. I’d just been thinking about her recently.
Last year, Scott Smith’s long-awaited follow-up to A Simple Plan arrived in bookstores and proceeded to cleave readers down the middle. What I mean by that, of course, is that some people loved it, some people hated it, although judging from the caliber of some of the negative reviews on Amazon.com it might have been […]
Having just suffered through the embarrassing Transformers, I thought this was especially funny. From The Onion. “‘There is no way this would have been possible five years ago,’ Krajcsik said, later admitting that CGI technology is still decades away from making an Academy Award win for Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner look plausible.”