Movies

500 Days of Summer

This past weekend Geoffrey Gilmore was back with a new film straight from Sundance - 500 Days of Summer, starring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and directed by Marc Webb. I loved it. I thought it was the best love story I've seen since Eternal Sunshine, and...

5 Favorite Films I Saw at Sundance

This is just a a quick writeup of some of the films I enjoyed most at Sundance. More importantly, these are out of a very small pool of films I was able to see, because even with a badge, it's really, really hard to see films at Sundance. To get a ticket for each of...

Objectified – Design Pr0n

"Every object tells a story if you know how to read it" -Henry Ford Everything is designed. Some one, some where put some sort of thought into the design of whatever object you're using. Yes, some put more thought into it than others, but no object that you use ended...

Art & Copy – Minds Behind the Greatest Ads

I'm somewhat familiar with the world of advertising, though admittedly most of that knowledge comes from watching Mad Men. Either way I love advertising (well, advertising done well), so I was excited to see that Art & Copy was at Full Frame. Art & Copy...

The Wind and The Water & Oblivion – MIFF

The Wind and The Water (Burgua dii Ebo ) A young indigenous teen seeking his fortune in Panama City struggles to acclimate to chaotic urban life, where he becomes enamored with a girl from a wealthy, assimilated family. Later, he encounters his crush once again--but...

Afterschool – Miami Film Fest

I don't really like 'reviews' of movies. I think you can learn something no matter how great or terrible a film is. So for the next couple of posts I'm just going to recap my thoughts and experiences on the few films I caught at the Miami International Film Festival....

Slumdog Millionaire Disney Style

Finally saw Slumdog. Loved it, probably my favorite movie for 2008, even though I saw it this year. And I'm of course kicking myself for not seeing this in Toronto. Paul saw it and said I looked like Jamal, the lead in the hot seat. My first reaction was, "There's a...

How to Make a Movie – Start to Finish

Just when I thought there would be a dry period of stories after I graduate ((More on this soon)), Thoth gives me a goldmine. I've been asked by a recent graduate to co-produce a short film she just received funding for. This film (tentatively title Undercover) will...

20 Amazing Movie Posters

Movie posters are the main visual representation you have to get someone to see your movie. Most are safe. Some, however, push beyond a simple advertisement to a work of art. These are 20 posters that dare to be different, all from films released in the past year or...

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