A surprisingly good and moving episode of ER, with guest star Ray Liotta: “ER” Time of Death (2004).
Dead Like Me
A Dead Like Me movie is in production, with many of the original actors but without Mandy Patinkin [also, et] and others. Also, it looks like this is direct to DVD, but may also have sequels [also]. Update 20jan09 @ 4:55 pm: Dead Like Me: Life After Death is now listed as pre-order, and has… Continue reading Dead Like Me
The Road to Guantanamo
The Road to Guantanamo, dir. Michael Winterbottom, 2006. This movie is the story of a very deep sickness in Western culture. If I hadn’t worked retail, I might find the whole thing too surreal to believe. However, I have witnessed the kinds of people that could rationally reach the insane conclusions necessary to act as… Continue reading The Road to Guantanamo
Decasia: The State of Decay. Dir. B. Morrison. 2004. Just like Baraka, this film has striking visuals shown at something other than normal speed in a non-linear arrangement. Certainly there are juxtapositions to the images but there is only an implied story not an explicit one. Further, the visual elements of the film are accompanied… Continue reading Decasia
Cinerama was a monolithic aspect ratio
Via fUSION Anomaly. Alchemy: “In a secret that seems to never have been seen by anyone – the monolith in the film has the same exact dimensions as the Cinerama movie screen on which 2001 was projected in 1968.” [also, also]
Directed by Hellboy’s & Cronos’ Guillermo del Toro, produced by Y tu mamÃ¡ tambiÃ©n’s & Prisoner of Azkaban’s Alfonso CuarÃ³n, cinematography by Desperado’s & Zathura’s Guillermo Navarro … … any one of those people would be reason enough to see this film: Pan’s Labyrinth All three? Who needs more than that? Be still my fluttering… Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth
A choice between Keanu and lamb’s guts? I have to think about it.
I enjoyed “Waking Life” and was excited to learn that Linklatter was doing another movie in the same style, and more excited when I heard, many moons ago, that it was going to be an adaptation of “A Scanner Darkly” that wasn’t a silly slasher movie. Now, I’m even more excited to see the trailer.… Continue reading A choice between Keanu and lamb’s guts? I have to think about it.