Monthly Archives: August 2014

THEY CAME TOGETHER

Joel is your typical thirty-something guy: good-looking, well-paying corporate job, nice apartment, vaguely Jewish… but lacking in the inspiration and motivation department. He’s the perfect fixer-upper. Molly is a klutzy girl with a heart of gold. She lives in a … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – August 31, 1982

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FOR NO GOOD REASON

Without a doubt, you have seen the work of Ralph Steadman before. His work has graced the cover of Rolling Stone (multiple times); he illustrated the books of Hunter S. Thompson, did the poster art for the British movie Withnail … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – August 29, 1939

“Today, movies are as visual as they’ve ever been, but they don’t make any sense! They’ve got no heart, very little story. The dialogue is very often a little bit above a grunt… now, for the most part, people just … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – August 29, 1929

“I hate and despise the pornography of violence. I don’t believe that we can totally excuse ourselves from that situation. I believe that both cinema and film to a certain extent have encouraged it.” –Richard Attenborough

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Born On This Day – August 28, 1962

“Everything seems really simple on paper until you take a camera out of the box. Then ninety people are offering up solutions to the problems those pages create. You’re trying to make something very clear in this maelstrom of activity, … Continue reading

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COHERENCE

What is the scariest thing you can think of? Monsters? Vampires? The dead coming back to life? How about this one: you are lying on your bed one night when there is a knock at the door. You get up, … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – August 25, 1958

“I always liked strange characters.” –Tim Burton

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BLUE RUIN

A lone drifter steals into a stranger’s house to take a bath. When he hears the owners coming home, he exits through window, naked, wild and unkempt. This man’s name is Dwight (Macon Blair) and he is anything but a … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – August 24, 1960

“I don’t think about the audience, I don’t think about what makes them happy, because there’s no way for me to know. To try to think of what makes for entertainment is a very Japanese thing. The people who think … Continue reading

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