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Rubber – Koyaanisqatsi Starring a Tire for No Reason

by July 8th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

A scene from RUBBER, a Magnet Release. Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing. I recently watched the movie RUBBER and absolutely loved it. I wish I could tell you why… …but I am afraid that in doing so, I might spoil the movie for you. It is not that there is some radical plot twist or […]

Lame Done Well – Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch

by March 28th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

I don’t go to see every movie that comes out, but based on its dazzling trailers and the director’s previous films (300, Watchmen) I had positioned Zack Snyder‘s Sucker Punch as a tentpole movie that wouldn’t fail to explode with all the right blockbuster stimulation on the big screen. Following the expert flow and framing […]

Matthew Lesko: Withdrawal and Withdraws

by March 19th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

I received an email the other day, a marketing pitch well above the depths of most spam, reaching out to websites to help promote a “The Gospel According to Mathew Lesko” an 18-minute documentary about Matthew Lesko, the question-mark-clad huckster who’s been selling you the secrets of government get-rich-quick grants for years and years. I’m […]

Short Attention Span Award: Jacques Tati’s Playtime

by March 12th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

My attention span is one of the least focused things in the world. Very little holds my interest: Old broken buildings dissolving into the ground and mirrors – for some reason – my only consistently lasting entertainments. And so, it is quite right to dream up an illusory award for such other bobbles that grab […]

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