Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012: A Year At The Movies

2012 was a magnificent year for the movies. They are more diverse, more personal, and more magical than ever. Yes, there was the onslaught of the usual blockbuster fare, sequels left and right, and the mighty flops that were John … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Monday, December 31, 2012

“The very first film, I had to fight to finish. It was baptism by fire. I learned all the lessons I needed to learn on the first film, about protecting myself and how to keep a lock on the editing-room … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, December 30, 2012

“All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.” -Charlie Chaplin

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In Their Words – Saturday, December 29, 2012

“I steal from every single movie ever made. I love it – if my work has anything it’s that I’m taking this from this and that from that and mixing them together. If people don’t like that, then tough titty, … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 12.28.12

Allegiance – It’s the last weekend for releases of the great 2012, too bad that it will go out with a whimper and not a bang. First up is a low-budget independent about a company of soldiers awaiting deployment to … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, December 28, 2012

“I think films of the future will use more and more of these ‘camera angles’, or, as I prefer to call them, these ‘dramatic angles’. They help photograph thought.” -F.W. Murnau

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In Their Words – Thursday, December 27, 2012

“There is no line between art and pornography. You can make art of anything. You can make an experimental movie with that candle or with this tape recorder. You can make a piece of art with a cat drinking milk. … Continue reading

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