Monthly Archives: May 2013

Movie Beat – 05.31.13

After Earth – One thousand years ago, mankind was driven from Earth and forced to relocate. Without man ruling the planet, animals have evolved into something much more dangerous and deadly. Not the greatest of places to crash-land a spaceship. … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, May 31, 2013

“I hope to build a house with my films. Some of them are the cellar, some are the walls, and some are the windows. But I hope in time there will be a house.” –Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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In Their Words – Thursday, May 30, 2013

“I don’t believe in inspiration that arrives like a bolt from the blue – if it doesn’t also arise from your body and your immediate lived experience. That’s why I always refer to ‘subjective documentary’. It seems to me that … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Wednesday, May 29, 2013

“I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.” –Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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In Their Words – Tuesday, May 28, 2013

“Other college kids had to vandalize government buildings. All we had to do to rebel was go to movies.” –Paul Schrader

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In Their Words – Monday, May 27, 2013

“ I’ve come to like the term ‘poetic film.’ Now there are dangers in it. Poetry is a totally different art than film. But it separates what my contemporaries and I do from the Hollywood movie, in a way that doesn’t assume that one … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, May 26, 2013

“I can’t think how anyone can become a director without learning the craft of cinematography. I was very glad later when I was directing that I wasn’t in the hands of a cinematographer and hoping that he would do it well. I … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Saturday, May 25, 2013

“There was always a part of me that wanted to be an old-time director. But I couldn’t do that. I’m not a pro.” –Martin Scorsese

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Movie Beat – 05.24.13

3 Geezers –  If these geezers were in their twenties, they would audition for Jackass, if they were teenagers, they would be labeled ‘troubled youths’, and if they were in preschool, they would fit right in. J Kimball (J.K. Simmons) … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, May 24, 2013

“If you’ll ever listen to some people who are talking, especially in a scene of any excitement, they all talk at the same time. All it needs is a little extra work on the dialog. You put a few words … Continue reading

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